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69. Divyasree, P.; Braun, J. J.; Subramanian, S. (2014) Comparative Studies on the Bioremediation of Hexavalent and Trivalent Chromium using Citrobacter freundii: Part I-Effect of parameters controlling Biosorption. Int. J. Env. Res. 8, 1127-1134 ;

68. Gurumurthy GP., Balakrishna K., Tripti M., Audry S., Riotte J., Braun J.J., Udaya Shankar HN (2014) Geochemical behaviour of dissolved trace elements in a monsoon dominated tropical river basin, Southwestern India. Env. Sci. Poll. Res. 21, 5098–5120 ;

67. Hu S, AV  Fedorov, M Lengaigne, E Guilyardi (2014) The impact of westerly wind bursts on the diversity and predictability of El Niño events : the ocean energetics perspective, Geophys. Res. Lett., 41, 4654-4663 ;

66. Izumo, T., M. Lengaigne, J. Vialard, G. Madec, S. K. Behera and T. Yamagata (2014) Influence of Indian Ocean Dipole and Pacific recharge on following year’s El Niño: interdecadal robustness, Climate Dynamics, 42, 291-310 ;

65. Jouquet P., Doan T.T. 2014. Vermicompost reduces the invasiveness of the earthworm species Dichogaster bolaui compared to the use of compost in a degraded tropical soil in Northern Vietnam. Eur. J. Soil Biol. 64, 46-52 ;

64. Jourdain N, M. Lengaigne, J. Vialard, T. Izumo, A. Sen Gupta (2014) Delayed IOD-ENSO relationship in the observations and CMIP5 models : physical mechanisms and statistical artefacts, accepted in Climate Dynamics ;

63. Jourdain, N., B. Barnier, J. Vialard, N. Ferry, C. E. Menkes, M. Lengaigne, L. Parent (2014) Tropical cyclones in two atmospheric reanalyses and their response in two oceanic reanalyses, Ocean Modelling, 73, 108-122 ;

62. Jullien S., P. Marchesiello, C. Menkes, J. Lefèvre, N. Jourdain, G. Samson, M. Lengaigne (2014) Tropical cyclone – ocean interaction: climatology processes, Climate Dynamics 43, 2831–2854 ;

61. Levy M, L Resplandy, M Lengaigne (2014) Oceanic mesoscale turbulence drives large biogeochemical interannual variability at mid and high latitudes, Geophys. Res. Lett., 41, 2467–2474 ;

60. Mathew Roxy, K. Rikita, P. Terray, S. Masson (2014) The curious case of Indian Ocean Warming. J. Climate 27, 8501–8509 ;

59. Mehta V.K., Goswami R., Kemp Benedict E., Sekhar M., Malghan D. (2014) Metabolic urbanism and environmental justice: The water conundrum in Bangalore, India. Environmental Justice, 7, 130-137 ;

58. Menkes C.E., M. Lengaigne, J. Vialard, M. Puy, P. Marchesiello, G. Cambon (2014) About the role of Westerly Wind Events in the possible development of an El Niño in 2014, Geophys. Res. Let., 41, 6476–6483 ;

57. Meunier J. D., Keller C., Guntzer F., Riotte J., Braun J.J., Krishnamurty A. (2014) Assessment of the 1% Na2CO3 technique to quantify the phytolith pool. Geoderma, 216, 30-35 ;

56. Morioka, Y., S. Masson, P. Terray, C. Prodhomme, S.K. Behera and Y. Masumoto, 2014: Role of Tropical SST Variability on the Formation of Subtropical Dipoles. Journal of Climate, 27, 4486-4507,

55. Orgogozo, L., Renon, N., Soulaine, C., Henon, F., Tomer, S.K., Labat, D., Pokrovsky, O.S., Sekhar, M.,   Abbaou, R., Quintard, M. (2014). An open source massively parallel solver for Richards equation: Mechanistic modelling of water fluxes at the watershed scale. Computer Physics Communications, 185, 3358-3371 ;

54. Pandey R. K., J.-F. Crétaux, M. Bergé-Nguyen, V. M. Tiwari, V. Drolon, F. Papa, S. Calmant (2014) Water Level Estimation by Remote Sensing for 2008 Flood of Kosi, Int. J. Remote Sens., 35, 424-440 ;

53. Prakash, S., R. M. Gairola, F. Papa, and A. K. Mitra (2014) An assessment of terrestrial water storage, rainfall and river discharge over the northern India exclusively from satellite data, Current Science, 107, 1582-1596.

52. Praveen Kumar, J. Vialard, M. Lengaigne, V.S.N. Murty, G.R. Foltz, M.J. McPhaden, S. Pous, and C. de Boyer Montégut (2014) Processes of interannual mixed layer temperature variability in the thermocline ridge of the Indian Ocean, Climate Dynamics, 43, 2377–2397 ;

51. Riotte J., Maréchal J.C., Audry S., Kumar C., Bedimo J.P., Ruiz L., Sekhar M., Cisel M., Chitra Tarak R., Varma M.R.R., Lagane C., Reddy P. and Braun J.J. (2014) Vegetation impact on stream chemical fluxes: Mule Hole watershed (South India). Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 145, 116-138 ;

50. Riotte J., Ruiz L., Audry S., Sekhar M., Mohan Kumar M.S., Siva Soumya B. and Braun J.J. (2014) Impact of vegetation and decennial rainfall fluctuations on the weathering fluxes exported from a dry tropical forest (Mule Hole). Proc. Earth Planet. Sci. 10, 34-37 ;

49. Roxy M. K. Rikita, P. Terray, S. Masson (2014) The curious case of Indian Ocean Warming. Journal of Climate, 27, 8501-8508,

48. Samson G, S. Masson, M. Lengaigne, M. Keerthi, J. Vialard, S. Pous, G. Madec, N. Jourdain, S. Julien, C. Menkes, and P. Marchesiello (2014) The NOW Regional Coupled Model: Application to the Tropical Indian Ocean Climate and Tropical Cyclone Activity, J. Adv. Model. Earth Syst., 6, 700-722 ;

47. Sabin, T.P., R. Krishnan, J. Ghattas, S. Denvil, J.-L. Dufresne, F. Hourdin and P. Terray (2014) High resolution simulation of the South Asian monsoon using a variable resolution global climate model. Climate Dynamics, Vol. 41, 173–194,

46. Sayantan Ganguly and M. S. Mohan Kumar (2014) Analytical Solutions for Movement of Cold Water Thermal Front in a Heterogeneous Geothermal Reservoir. Applied Mathematical Modelling (Elsevier). 38, 451-463 ;

45. Sayantan Ganguly and M. S. Mohan Kumar. (2014) Analytical Solutions for Transient Temperature Distribution in a Geothermal Reservoir due to Cold Water Injection. Hydrogeology Journal (Springer), 22, 351-369 ;

44. Sayantan Ganguly, N. Seetha and M. S. Mohan Kumar (2014) Numerical modeling and analytical validation for the movement of thermal front in a heterogeneous aquifer thermal energy storage system. International Journal of Numerical Analysis & Modeling, Series B. 4. 413-424.

43. Seetha, N., Mohan Kumar, M.S., Hassanizadeh, S.M., Raoof, A. (2014) Virus-sized colloid transport in a single pore: Model development and sensitivity analysis. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 164, 163-180 ;

42. Usha Manohar and Mohan Kumar, M. S (2014) « Modeling Equitable Distribution of Water: Dynamic Inversion Based Controller Approach » Journal of Water Resources Planning Management, 140, 607–619 ;

41. Vincent E, K. Emmanuel, M. Lengaigne, J. Vialard, G. Madec (2014) Influence of upper-ocean stratification interannual variability on Tropical Cyclones, J. Adv. Model. Earth Syst., 6, 680–699 ;


40. Chaudhuri A, Sekhar M, Descloitres M, Godderis Y, Ruiz L and Braun JJ 2013 Constraining complex aquifer geometry with geophysics (2-D ERT and MRS measurements) for stochastic modelling of groundwater flow. J. Appl. Geophys., 98, 288–297.

39. Eswar R., Sekhar M., Bhattacharya B.K. (2013) A simple model for spatial disaggregation of evaporative fraction: Comparative study with thermal sharpened land surface temperature data over India, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 118, 12.029-12.044.

38. Gurumurthy GP., Balakrishna K., Tripti M., Audry S., Riotte J., Braun J.J., Udaya Shankar HN (2013) Geochemical behaviour of dissolved trace elements in a monsoon dominated tropical river basin, Southwestern India. Env. Sci. Poll. Res.

37. Sekhar, M., Shindekar, M., Tomer, S. K., and Goswami, P. (2013). Modeling the vulnerability of an urban groundwater system due to the combined impacts of climate change and management scenarios. Journal of Earth Interactions, AGU, 17, 1-25.

36. Siva Soumya, B., Sekhar, M., Riotte, J., Banerjee, A., Braun, J.J., 2013. Characterization of groundwater chemistry under the influence of lithologic and anthropogenic factors along a climatic gradient in Upper Cauvery basin, South India. Environ. Earth Sci. 69, 2311–2335.

35. Sreelash, K., Sekhar, M., Ruiz, L., Buis, S., Bandyopadhyay, S., 2013. Improved Modeling of Groundwater Recharge in Agricultural Watersheds Using a Combination of Crop Model and Remote Sensing. J. Ind. Inst. Sci. 93, 189–208.


34.   Braun J. J., Maréchal J. C., Riotte J., Boeglin J. L., Bedimo Bedimo J. P., Ndam J. R., Nyeck B., Robain H., Sekhar M., Audry S., Viers J. (2012) Elemental weathering fluxes and saprolite production rate in a Central African lateritic terrain (Nsimi, South Cameroon) Geochimica Cosmochimica Acta, 99, 243-270.

33. Gurumurthy, G.P., Balakrishna, K., Riotte, J., Braun, J. J., Audry, S., Shankar, H.N.U., Manjunatha, B.R., 2012. Controls on intense silicate weathering in a tropical river, southwestern India. Chemical Geology 300, 61-69.

32.  Mangiarotti, S., Sekhar, M., Berthon, L., Javeed, Y., Mazzega, P. (2012). Causality analysis of groundwater dynamics based on a Vector Autoregressive model in the semi-arid basin of Gundal (South India). Journal of Applied Geophysics, 83, pp.1-10.

31. Sreelash, K., Sekhar, M., Ruiz, L., Tomer, S. K., Guérif, M., Buis, S., Durand, P. and Gascuel-Odoux, C. (2012a). Parameter estimation of a two-horizon soil profile by combining crop canopy and surface soil moisture observations using GLUE, Journal of Hydrology, 456-457, 57-67.

30. Vouillamoz J. M., Hoareau J., Grammare M., Caron D., Nandagiri L.,Legchenko A. (2012) Quantifying aquifer properties and freshwater resource in coastal barriers : A hydrogeophysical approach applied at Sasihithlu (Karnataka state, India). Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 16, 4387-4400.


29. Dar F.A., Perrin J., Riotte J., Gebauer H.D., Narayana A.C., Ahmed S. (2011) Karstification in the Cuddapah sedimentary basin, Southern India: Implications for groundwater resources [Zakrasevanje v sedimentacijskem bazenu Cuddapah, Acta Carsologica, 40, 457-472. 

28. Maréchal J.C., Riotte J., Lagane C., Subramanian S., Kumar C., Ruiz L., Audry S., Varma M.R.R., Braun J.J. (2011) Deep groundwater flow as the main pathway for chemical outputs in a small headwater watershed. Applied Geochemistry 26, S94-S96.

27. Maréchal J.C., Braun J.J., Riotte J., Bedimo Bedimo J.P. and Boeglin J.L. (2011) Hydrological Processes of a Rainforest Headwater Swamp from Natural Chemical Tracing in Nsimi Watershed, Cameroon. Hydrol. Process. 25, 2246-2260. 

26. Meunier, J.D., Braun, J.J., Riotte, J., Kumar, C., Sekhar, M., 2011. Importance of weathering and human perturbations on the riverine transport of Si. Applied Geochemistry 26, S360-S362.

25. Parate, H.R., Kumar, M.S.M., Descloitres, M., Barbiero, L., Ruiz, L., Braun, J.J., Sekhar, M., Kumar, C., 2011. Comparison of electrical resistivity by geophysical method and neutron probe logging for soil moisture monitoring in a forested watershed. Current Science 100, 1405-1412.

24. Soumya, B.S., Sekhar, M., Riotte, J., Audry, S., Lagane, C., Braun, J. J., 2011. Inverse models to analyze the spatiotemporal variations of chemical weathering fluxes in a granito-gneissic watershed: Mule Hole, South India. Geoderma 165, 12-24.


23. Barbiero L., Mohan Kumar M. S., Violette A., Oliva P., Braun J. J., Kumar C., Furian S., Babic M., Riotte J., Valles V. (2010) Soil transformations through ferrolysis induced by recent natural drainage in Vertisols of 1 sub-humid South India. Geoderma, 156, 173-188.

22. Chockalingam, S. Subramanian and J. J. Braun (2010) Bioremediation of acid mine water utilizing red mud and Desulfotomaculum nigrificans Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy. Trans. Inst. Min Metall. C, 119, 153-162.

21. Maréchal J.-C., Vouillamoz J.-M., Kumar M.S.M., Dewandel B. (2010) Estimating aquifer thickness using multiple pumping tests. Hydrogeology Journal, 18, 1787-1796.

20. Ruiz, L., Varma M.R.R., Mohan Kumar M.S., Sekhar M., Maréchal J.C., Descloitres M., Riotte J., and Braun J.J. (2010) Water balance modelling in a tropical watershed under deciduous forest (Mule Hole, India): regolith matric storage buffers the groundwater recharge process. J. Hydrol., 380, 460-472.

19. Violette A., Goddéris G., Maréchal J.M., Riotte J., Oliva P., Mohan Kumar M.S., Sekhar M., Braun J.J. (2010a) Modelling the chemical weathering fluxes at the watershed scale in the Tropics (Mule Hole, South India): Relative contribution of the smectite/kaolinite assemblage versus primary minerals. Chem. Geol, 277, 42-60. 

18. Violette A., Riotte J., Braun J.J., Oliva P., Maréchal J.C., Sekhar M., Jeandel C.,  Subramanian S., Barbiero L. and Dupré B. (2010b) Formation and preservation of pedogenic carbonates in South India, links with paleomonsoon and pedological conditions: Clues from Sr isotopes, U-Th series and REEs, Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 74, 7059-7085.


17.  Braun, J.J., Descloitres, M., Riotte, J., Fleury, S., Barbiero, L., Boeglin, J.-L., Violette, A., Lacarce, E., Ruiz, L., Sekhar, M., Mohan Kumar, M.S., Subramanian, S., Dupre, B., 2009. Regolith mass balance inferred from combined mineralogical, geochemical and geophysical studies: Mule Hole gneissic watershed, South India. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 73, 935–961.

16. Maréchal, J.-C., Varma, M.R.R., Riotte, J., Vouillamoz, J.-M., Mohan Kumar, M.S., Ruiz, L., Sekhar, M., Braun, J.J., 2009. Indirect and direct recharges in a tropical forested watershed: Mule Hole, India. J. Hydrol. 364, 272–284.

15. Soumya, B.S., Sekhar, M., Riotte, J., Braun, J.J., 2009. Non-linear regression model for spatial variation in precipitation chemistry for South India. Atmos. Environ. 43, 1147–1152.

14. Descloitres M, Ruiz L, Sekhar M, Legchenko A, Braun J-J, Mohan Kumar M S and Subramanian S 2008, Characterization of seasonal local recharge using Electrical Resistivity Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Sounding. Hydrological Processes, 22, 384-394.

13. Sekhar M., J-J Braun, K. V. H. Rao, L Ruiz, H. Robain, J. Viers, J. R. Ndam and B. Dupré 2008 Hydrogeochemical modeling of organo-metallic colloids in the Nsimi experimental watershed, South Cameroon. Environmental Geology, 54(4) 831-841.

12. Barbiero L., Parate H.R., Descloistres M., Bost A., Furian S., Mohan Kumar M.S., Kumar C., Braun J.J. (2007) Using a structural approach to identify relationships between soil and erosion in a non-anthropic forested area, South India. Catena 70, 313-326.

11. Descloitres M., Ruiz L., Sekhar M., Legchenko A., Braun J.J., Mohan Kumar M.S. and Subramanian S. (2007) Characterization of seasonal local recharge using Electrical Resistivity, Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Sounding. Hydrological Processes,

10. Anuraga T.S., Ruiz L., Mohan Kumar M.S., Sekhar M. and Leijnse T.A. (2006) Estimating groundwater recharge using land use and soil data: a case study in South India. Agricultural Water Management 84 (1-2) 65-76.

9. Legchenko A., Descloitres M., Bost A., Ruiz L., Reddy M., Girard J-F., Sekhar M., Kumar M.S. and Braun J.J. (2006) – Resolution of MR Soundings applied to the characterization of hard rock aquifers, Ground Water, 44 (4), 547-554.

8. Natarajan K.A., Subramanian S., Braun J.J. (2006) Environmental impact of metal mining – Biotechnological aspects of water pollution and remediation – an Indian Experience. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 88 (1-3), 45-48. 

7. Radhika V., Subramanian S. and Natarajan K.A. (2006) Bioremediation of zinc using Desulfotomaculum nigrificans: Bioprecipitation and characterization studies. Water Research 40 3628 –3636.

6. Sekhar M., Rasmi S.N., Javeed Y., Gowrisankar D., and Ruiz L. (2006) Modeling the groundwater dynamics in a semi-arid hard rock aquifer influenced by boundary fluxes, spatial and temporal variability in pumping/recharge. Advances in Geoscience, Hydrological Sciences (ed) Park, N., V. 4, 173-181.

5. Sarvamangala H., Subramanian S. , Natarajan K. A. and Braun J. J. (2005) Isolation and selection of efficient autotrophic bacteria from the Chitradurga copper mines. Proc. International Seminar on Mineral Processing Technology (MPT 2005), (Eds.) R. Venugopal, T. Sharma, V. K. Saxena and N. R. Mandre, Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Limited, 451-459.

4. Suma N., Subramanian S. , Natarajan K. A. and Braun J. J. (2005) Studies on adaptation of microbial isolates from Chitradurga mines to copper, zinc and arsenic. Proc. International Seminar on Mineral Processing Technology (MPT 2005), (Eds.) R. Venugopal, T. Sharma, V. K. Saxena and N. R. Mandre, Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Limited, 468-475.

3. Vidhya Lakshmi R., Evvie Chockalingam, Subramanian S. , Natarajan K. A. and Braun J. J. (2005) Assessment of acid production potential of the Ajjanahalli gold tailings. Proc. International Seminar on Mineral Processing Technology (MPT 2005), (Eds.) R. Venugopal, T. Sharma, V. K. Saxena and N. R. Mandre, Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Limited, 407-414.

2. Sekhar M., Rasmi S.N., Sivapullaia P.V. and Ruiz L. (2004) Groundwater flow modeling of Gundal sub-basin in Kabini river basin, India. Asian Journal of Water, Environment and Pollution, 1(1-2), 65-77.

1. Suma N., Subramanian S., Natarajan K.A. and Braun J.J. (2004) Microbial diversity of tailing samples from Ajjanahalli and Chitradurga mine sites. Proc. International seminar on Mineral Processing Technology (MPT-2004), (Eds.) G. V. Rao and Vibhuti N. Misra, Allied Publishers Private Limited, (2004), 724-731.