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Independent experts nominated by country party

Sri Ramasastri Kota

First name
Sri Ramasastri
Last name
Nominating Country
Date of Nomination
Discipline of Expertise
Other Disciplines
Atmospheric Sciences
UN languages spoken


Job function
Telephone number
91 1332 72106
Work experience
Carried out statistical analysis of rainfall and temperature for studying climate change in different climates in India. Detailed studies on space time characteristics of rainfall have been carried out for Rajasthan and on the desertification of west Rajasthan in India. Analysis of low flows and hydrological droughts in the semi-arid and arid areas of India were carried out.
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
Ph.D. Hydrology, University of Roorkee, 1994._x000D_
M.Sc. (Tech.) Meteorology & Oceanography Andhra University 1966.
Number of Publications
Publication titles
1. Rao, K.N., C.J. George, & K.S. Ramasastri, 1971. Droughts in India. Proc. of Tech. Conf. of Hydrological and Meteorological Services, WMO N°304, pp. 115-123._x000D_
2. Rao, K.N., C.J. George & K.S. Ramasastri, 1972. Agroclimatic Classification. India Meteorological Dept., Meteorological Monograph Agrimet N° 4._x000D_
3. Rao, K.N., C.J. George & K.S. Ramasastri, 1976. The climatic water balance of India. Memoirs of India Meteorological Dept. Vol. XXXII, Part III._x000D_
4. Ramasastri, K.S., 1979. On the desertification and trends of rainfall in west Rajasthan. Proc. of Intl. Symp. on Hydrological Aspects of Droughts, pp. 27-37._x000D_
5. Ramasastri, K.S. and Vibha Jain, 1989. On the trends and periodicities of rainfall in some districts of East Rajasthan. Annals of Arid Zone, Vol. 28, pp. 207-214._x000D_
6. Ramasastri, K.S., 1993. Space time characteristics of rainfall in East Rajasthan. Ph.D. Thesis submitted to University of Roorkee, Roorkee.
Other activities
1. Fellow, Institution of Engineers (India)._x000D_
2. Life Felélow, Indian Association of Hydrologists_x000D_
3. Member, Indian Meteorological Society._x000D_
4. Member, International Association of Hydrological Sciences.
Organisation name
National Institute of Hydrology
Organisation street address
Jalvigyan Bhavan, 247 667
Organisation city
Organisation country