Publications, Conference Presentations and Invited Talks

Publications   [Google Scholar citations]

Roxy M. K., S. Ghosh, A. Pathak, R. Athulya, M. Mujumdar, R. Murtugudde, P. Terray and M. Rajeevan, 2017: A threefold rise in widespread extreme rain events over India. Nature Communications, In Press.

Roxy M. K., 2017: Land warming revives monsoon. Nature Climate Change, doi:10.1038/nclimate3356 [pdf].

Singh K. V. and M. K. Roxy, 2016: ENSO control on Arabian Sea tropical cyclones in a warming environment. JGR-Oceans, Revised.

Gnanaseelan, C., M. K. Roxy, and A. Deshpande, 2017: Variability and Trends of Sea Surface Temperature and Circulation in the Indian Ocean. Observed Climate Variability and Change over the Indian Region, M. N. Rajeevan, and S. Nayak, Eds., Springer Geology, 165-179, doi:10.1007/978-981-10-2531-0_10 [pdf] [book]

Crétat J., P. Terray, S. Masson, K. P. Sooraj, M. K. Roxy, 2016: Indian Ocean and Indian summer monsoon: relationships without ENSO in ocean-atmosphere coupled simulations. Climate Dynamics, doi:10.1007/s00382-016-3387-x [pdf]

Chowdary J. S., A. Parekh, G. Srinivas, C. Gnanaseelan, T. S. Fousiya, R. Khandekar and M. K. Roxy, 2016: Processes associated with the tropical Indian Ocean subsurface temperature bias in a coupled model. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 46, 2863–2875, doi:10.1175/JPO-D-15-0245.1 [pdf]

Roxy M. K., A. Modi, R. Murutugudde, V. Valsala, S. Panickal, S. Prasanna Kumar, M. Ravichandran, M. Vichi and M. Levy, 2016: A reduction in marine primary productivity driven by rapid warming over the tropical Indian Ocean. Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, 826-833, doi:10.1002/2015gl066979 [pdf] [supplement]

Chowdary J. S., A. Parekh, R. Kakatkar, C. Gnanaseelan, G. Srinivas, P. Singh, M. K. Roxy, 2015: Tropical Indian Ocean response to the decay phase of El Niño in a coupled model and associated changes in south and east-Asian summer monsoon circulation and rainfall. Climate Dynamics, doi:10.1007/s00382-015-2874-9 [pdf].

Terray P., S. Masson, C. Prodhomme, M. K. Roxy, K. P. Sooraj, 2015: Impacts of Indian and Atlantic oceans on ENSO in a comprehensive modeling framework. Climate Dynamics, 46, 7, 2507-2533 [pdf].

Roxy M. K., K. Ritika, P. Terray, S. Masson, 2015: Indian Ocean warming—the bigger picture. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 96, 7, 1070-1071 [pdf].

Roxy M. K., K. Ritika, P. Terray, R. Murutugudde, K. Ashok and B. N. Goswami, 2015: Drying of Indian subcontinent by rapid Indian Ocean warming and a weakening land-sea thermal gradient. Nature Communications, 6:7423, doi:10.1038/ncomms8423 [pdf].

Swapna P., M. K. Roxy, A. Krishnamurti, K. Kulkarni, A.G.P. Prajeesh, K. Ashok, R. Krishnan, S. Moorthi, A. Kumar and B. N. Goswami, 2015: The IITM Earth System Model: Transformation of a Seasonal Prediction Model to a Long Term Climate Model. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 96, 1351–1367, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-13-00276.1 [pdf]

Roxy M. K., K. Ritika, P. Terray, S. Masson, 2014: The curious case of Indian Ocean warming. J.Climate, 27, 22, 8501-8509 [pdf]

Valsala V., M. K. Roxy, P. A. Pillai and R. Murutugudde, 2014: Spatiotemporal characteristics of seasonal to multidecadal variability of pCO2 and air-sea CO2 fluxes in the equatorial Pacific Ocean. JGR-Oceans, 119, doi:10.1002/2014JC010212 [pdf]

Valsala V., M. K. Roxy, P.A. Pillai, 2014: Commonality in the intraseasonal oscillations of the Indian Summer Monsoon Rainfall. JGR, Submitted.

Roxy M., 2013: Sensitivity of precipitation to sea surface temperature over the tropical summer monsoon region—and its quantification. Climate Dynamics, 43, 5-6, 1159-1169 [pdf]

Sharmila S., P. A. Pillai, S. Joseph, M. Roxy, R. P. M. Krishna, R. Chattopadhyay, S. Abhilash, A. K. Sahai and B. N. Goswami, 2013: Role of ocean-atmosphere interaction on northward propagation of Indian summer monsoon intraseasonal oscillations. Climate Dynamics, 41, 1651–1669 [pdf]

Valsala V., Y. K. Tiwari, P. Pillai, M. Roxy, S. Maksyutov and R. Murtugudde, 2013: Intraseasonal variability of terrestrial biospheric CO2 fluxes over India during summer monsoons. JGR – Biogeosciences, 118, 2, 752–769 [pdf]

Roxy M., N. Patil, K. Aparna and K. Ashok, 2013: Revisiting the Indian summer monsoon-ENSO links in the IPCC AR4 projections: A cautionary outlook. Global & Planetary Change, 104, 51-60 [pdf]

Sahai A. K., S. Sharmila, S. Abhilash, R. Chattopadhyay, N. Borah, R. P. M. Krishna, S. Joseph, M. Roxy, S. De, S. Pattnaik and P. A. Pillai, 2013: Simulation and extended range prediction of monsoon intraseasonal oscillations in NCEP CFS/GFS version 2 framework. Current Science, 104 (10), 1394-1408 [pdf]

Roxy M., Y. Tanimoto, B. Preethi, P. Terray and R. Krishnan, 2012: Intraseasonal SST-precipitation relationship and its spatial variability over the tropical summer monsoon region. Climate Dynamics, 41 (1), 45-61 [pdf]

Samala B. K., R. Krishnan and M. Roxy, 2012: Assessment of 1 month forecasts of weak Indian monsoons based on the NCEP Climate Forecast System (CFS). Meteorological Applications, 19 (2), 189-199 [pdf]

Roxy M. and Y. Tanimoto, 2011: Influence of sea surface temperature on the intraseasonal variability of the South China Sea summer monsoon. Climate Dynamics, 39 (5), 1209-1218 [pdf]

Roxy M., S. Gualdi, H-K L. Drbohlav and A. Navarra, 2010: Seasonality in the relationship between El Nino and Indian Ocean Dipole. Climate Dynamics, 37 (1), 221-236 [pdf]

Roxy M., S. Gualdi and E. Scoccimarro, 2010: The influence of the Indian Ocean Dipole on the Eastern Mediterranean climate variability, as simulated by a coupled general circulation model. Under Revision.

Roxy M. and Y. Tanimoto, 2007: Role of SST over the Indian Ocean in influencing the intraseasonal variability of the Indian summer monsoon. J. Met. Soc. Japan, 85(3), 349-358 [pdf]

S.S.C. Shenoi, M. Roxy, and co-authors, 2005: Hydrography and water masses in the southeastern Arabian Sea during March-June 2003, Journal of Earth System Science, 114(5), 475-491 [pdf]

Roxy M. and S. R. Shetye, 2003: Evolution of thermocline off Kochi: a test of the role of local wind-forcing in driving of the coastal circulation. Proc. ARMEX Workshop on Data Analysis and Initial Scientific Results. NIOT, India.

S.S.C. Shenoi, M. Roxy, and co-authors, 2003: Temperature-salinity structure in the southeastern Arabian Sea during ARMEX Phase II. Proc. ARMEX Workshop on Data Analysis and Initial Scientific Results. NIOT, India.

Conference Presentations

Roxy M.K., “Rapid warming in the Indian Ocean, and its impact on the monsoon, the marine ecosystem and ENSO”, CLIVAR Open Science Conference, Qingdao, China, Sep 2016.

Roxy M.K., “Influence of Indo-Pacific SST on Indo-Pak flood event during 2010: A hydro-meteorological perspective (Priya et al. 2015)”, International Symposium on the Indian Ocean, CSIR-NIO, Goa, 3 Dec 2015.

Roxy M.K., “A reduction in marine primary productivity driven by rapid warming over the tropical Indian Ocean”, International Symposium on the Indian Ocean, CSIR-NIO, Goa, 2 Dec 2015.

Roxy M.K., “Warm Indian Ocean, Weak Asian Monsoon”, International Symposium on the Indian Ocean, CSIR-NIO, Goa, 1 Dec 2015.

Roxy M.K., Warm Indian Ocean, Weak Asian Monsoon” at the AOGS 2015 Conference, Singapore, 3 Aug 2015.

Roxy M.K., “Warm Ocean, Weak Monsoon”, National Climate Science Conference, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 02-03 July, 2015.

Roxy M.K., Indian Ocean warming – its extent, and impact on the monsoon and marine productivity, IITM Colloquium, Pune, 29 April 2015.

Roxy M.K., K. Ritika, P. Terray, R. Murtugudde, K. Ashok, B.N. Goswami, Warm Indian Ocean, Weak Asian Monsoon, EGU 2015, Vienna, 13 April 2015.

Roxy M.K., K. Ritika, A. Modi, P. Terray, R. Murtugudde, K. Ashok, B.N. Goswami, S. Masson, V. Valsala, P. Swapna, S. Prasanna Kumar and M. Ravichandran, Indian Ocean warming – its extent, and impact on the monsoon and marine productivity, OSICON 2015, Goa, 23 March 2015.

Roxy M.K., K. Ritika, P. Terray, R. Murtugudde, K. Ashok, B.N. Goswami, Warm Indian Ocean, Weak Asian Monsoon, National Symposium on Vagaries of Monsoon, Pune, 2 March 2015.

Roxy M.K., K. Ritika, P. Terray, R. Murtugudde, A. Karumuri, and B.N. Goswami, 2015: Warm Indian Ocean, Weak Asian Monsoon”, AMS 95th Annual Meeting, Phoenix, United States, 8 January 2015.

Roxy M.K., K. Ritika, P. Terray and S. Masson, 2014: The curious case of Indian Ocean warming. The Climate Symposium 2014, Darmstadt, Germany, Oct 2014 [pdf

Roxy M.K., K. Ritika, P. Terray and S. Masson, 2014: Long-term warming trend over the Indian Ocean. AOGS 2014, Sapporo, Japan, July 2014 [pdf]

Roxy M., SST-precipitation relationship over the tropical monsoon region,  in a changing climate. CORDEX 2013, Brussels, Belgium, Nov 2013 [pdf]

Roxy M., A new paradigm for SST-convection relationship, and its relevance to climate. Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) National workshop on Climate Change, New Delhi, Oct 2013.

Roxy M., Spatial and temporal dimensions of SST-precipitation relationship during the Asian summer monsoon. AOGS 2013, Brisbane, Australia, Jun 2013.

Roxy M., Y. Tanimoto, B. Preethi, P. Terray, R. Krishnan and V. Valsala, Spatial variability of intraseasonal SST-precipitation relationship over the Indian Ocean and South China Sea during the Asian summer monsoon, PORSEC 2012, Kochi, India, Nov 2012.

Roxy M., Y. Tanimoto, B. Preethi, P. Terray, R. Krishnan, V. Valsala and R. Murtugudde, Spatial variability of intraseasonal SST-precipitation relationship over the Indian Ocean and South China Sea during the Asian summer monsoon. CFSv2 Evaluation Workshop, Maryland, USA, May 2012.

Roxy M., Earth System Model development using the Climate Forecast System, CFSv2. NCEP Lecture Series, Maryland, USA, Apr 2012.

Roxy M., Y. Tanimoto, B. Preethi, P. Terray and R. Krishnan, Intraseasonal SST-precipitation relationship and its variability over the tropical summer monsoon region, as in observations and the Climate Forecast System v2. OCHAMP, Pune, India, Feb 2012 [ppt]

Roxy M. and S. Gualdi, The influence of the Indian Ocean Dipole on the Eastern Mediterranean climate variability, as simulated by a coupled general circulation model. Alpine Workshop on Monsoon Variability, Vale D’Aosta, Italy, June 2009.

Roxy M. and S. Gualdi, Teleconnections between the Indian Monsoon and the Mediterranean Sea as simulated by a coupled General Circulation Model (INGV-SXG). European Conference on Applied Climatology, EMS, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Oct 2008.

Roxy M. and S. Gualdi, Teleconnections affecting the Mediterranean Sea, as observed in a coupled General Circulation Model. MedCLIVAR-ESF Workshop on Climate variability over the Mediterranean area: atmospheric and oceanic components, Rhodes, Greece, September 2008.

Roxy M. and Y. Tanimoto, Intraseasonal variability of air sea interaction over the Indian Ocean and its influence on regional and intraseasonal variability of the Indian monsoon. AOGS 2006, Singapore, July 2006.

Roxy M. and S. R. Shetye, Evolution of thermocline off Kochi: a test of the role of local wind-forcing in driving of the coastal circulation. ARMEX Workshop, NIOT, India, 2003.

Invited Talks/Lectures

Roxy M.K., “Indian Ocean’s response to climate change”, Indian Ocean Observation System (IndOOS) Review meeting, Perth, Australia, February 2017.

Roxy M.K., “Interaction of Asian Monsoon and global oceans” and “Seasonal to subseasonal modeling and monsoon prediction”, WCRP-JNU Training School on Monsoon Variability in Changing Climate, Jeju National University, South Korea, January 2017.

Roxy M.K., “Tracing the origins of increased extreme rainfall events, against the backdrop of a weakening monsoon circulation”, Euro-Mediterranean Centre on Climate Change (CMCC), Bologna, Italy, October 2016.

Roxy M.K., “Indo-Pacific teleconnections on multiple timescales—tropical cyclones to the monsoon”, International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy, October 2016.

Roxy M.K., “Modeling Ocean Biogeochemistry using IITM-ESM and biophysical feedbacks in the Indian Ocean” and “Data Analysis, Model Diagnostics and Visualization using CDO and Ferret”, Advanced School on Earth System Modelling (ESM), IITM, Pune, Jul 2016.

Roxy M.K., “Rapid warming in the Indian Ocean and its impact on the monsoon and the marine productivity”, Euro-Mediterranean Centre on Climate Change (CMCC), Bologna, Italy, 20 Nov 2015.

Roxy M.K., “Interplay between the Indian Ocean, ENSO and the Monsoon in a warming environment”, International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy, 19 Nov 2015 [video].

Roxy M.K., “Ocean warming and its impact on the marine productivity in the Arabian Sea”, New York University Abu Dhabi, UAE, 15 Nov 2015.

Roxy M.K., “Monsoon variability in South Asia and impacts on agriculture”, Centre for Science and Environment Annual Media Briefing on Climate Change for Journalists of the Global South, New Delhi, 5 Nov 2015.

Roxy M.K., Indian Ocean warming – the missing links, Tropical Indian Ocean Meet, National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research (NCAOR), Goa, 24 September 2015.

Roxy M.K., Indian Ocean warming – the cause and effect, IITB Autumn 2015 Climate Seminar Series, Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay, Mumbai, 9 September 2015.

Roxy M.K., “Whither the Monsoon”, Indo-U.S. Science and Technology Forum organized by the U.S. National Academy of Sciences (NAS) at Irvine, California, USA on 12 Aug 2015 [video].

Roxy M.K., “Role of ocean on climate”, Met.Gr. II Training Course at the Meteorological Training Institute, India Meteorological Department, Pune, 10th July, 2015.

Roxy M.K., Indian Ocean warming and its impact on monsoon rainfall, Climate Change training workshop for Indian Foreign Service Probationers, CSE, New Delhi, 13 May 2015.

Roxy M.K., Indian Ocean warming – its extent, and impact on the monsoon and marine productivity, International Conference on “New directions in Indian Ocean studies”, Osmania University, Hyderabad, 27 February 2015.

Roxy M.K., Indian Ocean warming – its extent, and impact on the monsoon and marine productivity, World Ocean Science Congress, Kochi, 6 February 2015.

Roxy M.K., “Climate and You”, NSS School Camp, Kanjirapally, Kerala, 26 December 2014.

Roxy M.K., Warm Ocean, Weak Monsoon. Faculty of Environmental Earth Science, Hokkaido University, Japan, Aug 2014.

Roxy M.K., Introduction to the Indian Monsoon, IIT-M Summer School on Climate Science and Policy, IIT Bombay, Jul 2014 [pdf]

Roxy M.K., Climate model data analysis and visualization, IIT-DST Workshop on Climate Modelling: Simulations and Analysis, IIT Delhi, Dec 2013 [pdf]

Roxy M., Interaction between the Indian ocean and the Atmosphere during the summer monsoon, Indo-EU Workshop on Monsoon and Ocean Variability, Climate Change and Sea Level Variations, Kochi, Nov 2013 [pdf]

Roxy M., Modeling the Monsoon in a Changing Climate, DBT Invited Lecture Series, Assam Agriculture University, Jorhat, Assam, Mar 2013.

Roxy M., CCCR/IITM Activities using the Climate Forecast System, CFSv2. COLA Invited Lecture Series, Maryland, USA, Apr 2012.

Roxy M., R. Krishnan, K. Ashok, K. Aparna, P. Swapna, B. Preethi, G. Pandithurai, and J. Rajesh, Earth System Modeling for improving Monsoon Projections under a Changing Climate, Indo-Italian Workshop on Impact of Climate Change and Anthropogenic Activities on Soil and Water Resources, IIT Roorkee, October 2010.

Roxy M., R. Krishnan, K. Ashok, K. Aparna, P. Swapna, B. Preethi, G. Pandithurai, and J. Rajesh, Climate Change and Earth System Modeling – from a Kerala perspective, National workshop on natural resource management and human development paradigms in Climate Change perspective, Kerala, December 2010.