PRAO

Dr. Padma Rao Bommoju

Scientist C, Solid Earth Research Group (SERG)

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Publications:

  1. Padma Rao, B., Ravi Kumar, M., and Dipankar Saikia (2020), Seismic evidence for a hot Mantle Transition Zone beneath the Indian Ocean Geoid Low. Geochem. Geophys. Geosys, 21, https://doi.org/10.1029/2020GC009079.
  2. Mayank Joshi, P. R. Prasobh, Rajappan, Padma Rao, B, Alka Gond, Anshuman Misra, K. Eldhose, V. Nandakumar, J. K. Tomson (2020), Detection of soil pipes through remote sensing and electrical resistivity method: Insight from southern Western Ghats, India. Quaternary International, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2020.08.021.
  3. Mayank Joshi, Alka Gond, Rajan P.P., Rajappan, S., Padma Rao, B, V. Nandakumar (2020), Significance and limit of electrical resistivity survey for detection sub surface cavity: a case study from, Southern Western Ghats, India. Elsevier book entitled "Basics of Computational Geophysics’’, Pijush Samui, Barnali Dixon Dieu, Tien Bui, ISBN: 9780128205136.
  4. Padma Rao, B., Ravi Kumar, M., and Arun Singh (2017), Anisotropy in the lowermost mantle beneath the Indian Ocean Geoid Low from ScS splitting measurements. Geochem. Geophys. Geosys. 18(2), 558-570, https://doi.org/10.1002/2016GC006604.
  5. Sushini, K., Ravi Kumar, M., Padma Rao, B., and Srijayanthi, G. (2016). Shallow surface shear velocity beneath the Godavari Rift using P wave seismograms of local earthquakes. J. Ind. Geophys. Union. 20, 11-18.
  6. Padma Rao, B. and Ravi Kumar, M. (2014). Seismic evidence for slab graveyards atop the Core Mantle Boundary beneath the Indian Ocean Geoid Low. Phys. Earth Planet. Int. 236,52-59, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pepi.2014.08.005.

Conference Proceedings:

  1. Padma Rao, B. (2020), A Matlab code to decipher the lowermost mantle (D″ layer) Anisotropy, AGU Fall Meeting 2020.
  2. Sribin, C., Padma Rao, B., Tomson, J. K. (2020), Mantle deformation beneath the southern part of Western Ghats, AGU Fall Meeting 2020.
  3. Nilanjana, S., Padma Rao, B., Kumar Batuk, J., Nandakumar, V. and Tomson, J. K. (2020), Constraining geodynamic evolution of Princes Elezabeth Land (PEL), East Antarctica using geological and geophysical approaches, International Conference on Antarctic Research (ICAR) – 2020, Antarctica.
  4. Suresh, T., Padma Rao B. (2020), Seismic characteristics of ambiguous shear zones of Southern Granulite Terrain using differential travel time residuals, Proceedings of the 6th Shear Zones and Crustal Blocks of Southern India conference, Vol. 6, 17, ISBN 978-81-937053-2-2.
  5. Padma Rao, B., Ravi Kumar, M., Purnachandra Rao, N., and Nandakumar, V. (2019), Crustal Structure Across and Along the Western Ghats: Insights From Ps Converted Phases, Kerala Science Congress 2019, Kollam, India.
  6. Silpa, S., Padma Rao B., Purnachandra Rao, N. (2019), Lithospheric structure beneath the Indian Ocean Geoid Low: Insight from surface wave dispersion curves, International Conference on Frontiers in Marine Science Challenges and Prospects – MARICON-2019.
  7. Padma Rao, B., and Ravi Kumar, M. (2018), Anisotropy in the lowermost mantle beneath the Indian Ocean Geoid Low: Insights from ScS splitting measurements, AGU Fall Meeting 2018, Washington D.C., USA.
  8. Padma Rao, B., and Ravi Kumar, M. (2017), Shear Wave Velocity Structure and Anisotropy atop the Core Mantle Boundary Beneath the Indian Ocean Geoid Low, IAG-IASPEI 2017, Kpbe, Japan.
  9. Padma Rao, B. (2017), Geophysical Techniques: Soil Pipe Identification, Case Study: Soil piping in Kolari Village, Iritty Taluka, Kannur, National Workshop & Field Training on Land disturbances due to soil piping in the Western Ghats 2017 (ESSO-NCESS, MoES), Thiruvananthapuram, India.
  10. Mayank Joshi, Padma Rao, B., Prasobh P Rajan, Eldose, Rajappan, S. and Alka Gond (2017), Soil piping in Kolari Village, Iritty Taluka, Kannur, National Workshop & Field Training on Land disturbances due to soil piping in the Western Ghats 2017 (ESSO-NCESS, MoES), Thiruvananthapuram, India.
  11. Padma Rao, B. and Ravi Kumar, M. (2015), Seismic structure of the lower mantle beneath the Indian Ocean Geoid Low, IGU 2015, NCAOR, Goa, India.
  12. Padma Rao, B. and Ravi Kumar, M. (2015), Lowermost mantle anisotropy beneath the Indian Ocean Geoid Low from S corrected ScS splitting measurements, 51st Research Council 2015 (CSIR-NGRI), Hyderabad, India.
  13. Padma Rao, B. (2013), Anomalous seismic structure atop the Core Mantle Boundary beneath the Indian Ocean Geoid Low, 49th Research Council 2013 (CSIR-NGRI), Hyderabad, India.
  14. Padma Rao, B. (2013), Nature of shear velocity anomalies atop the CMB beneath the Indian Ocean Geoid Low, 48th Research Council 2013 (CSIR-NGRI), Hyderabad, India.