Photo of Praveena Krishnan
Duty:

Atmospheric Scientist

Programs:

Surface-Layer Meteorology
US Climate Reference Network

Contact:

Praveena.Krishnan@noaa.gov
Office & Cell: (865) 481-8124

Current Research
  • Biosphere-atmosphere interactions
  • Land Surface Temperature measurements
  • Hyperspectral imaging

For more information on my research click here.
A listing of publications is available in pdf format here.

Education

University of Kerala, India

Ph.D., Physics, 2004

B.Ed., Physical Science, 1998

M.S., Physics, 1997

B.S., Physics, 1995

Professional Experience

Atmospheric Scientist, Atmospheric Turbulence and Diffusion Division, 2012 to present

NOAA Research Participant, Atmospheric Turbulence and Diffusion Division, 2010 to 2012

NRC Research Associate, National Academy of Sciences Research Associate at Atmospheric Turbulence and Diffusion Division, 2007 to 2010

Post-Doctoral Fellow, Biometeorology and Soil Physics Group, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, 2004 to 2007

ISRO Research Fellow and Associate, Space Physics Laboratory, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre,
Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO),
Kerala, India, 1998 to 2004

Automated soil chamber system and eddy covariance flux tower at Audubon grassland

Automated soil chamber system and eddy covariance flux tower at Audubon grassland

graph and image of testing results

(click on image to enlarge)

Comparison of tower, aircraft and satellite based Land Surface Temperature (LST) measurements over USCRN site Crossville. Aircraft-based LST measurements within the MODIS pixel (1km2) containing the tower on 21 October 2011 (polygon in yellow color) are also shown.

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