Researchers from IIT Kanpur, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, USA, University of Hyderabad, and IIT Delhi have tried to understand how aerosols affect the Indian monsoon season.
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Researchers from the Indian Institute of Tropical Meterology, Pune, study how carbonaceous aerosols affect the different layers of our atmosphere. They find that these aerosols can have far reaching effects like instabilities in the mid to upper troposphere, bringing about a change in the rainfall patterns and causing abnormal heating of the atmosphere through radiation