Full Name
Akarsh A


R&D Group
Earth Process Modeling


Remote Sensing and GIS, Hydrology, Climate change

  Academic Identity

  • POSTECH Initiative for Fostering Unicorn of Research & Innovation (PIURI) Post-Doctoral Fellowship: Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), South Korea.
  • The Water Advanced Research and Innovation (WARI external link) Fellowship: Indo-U.S. Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF), Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL), and the Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute at the University of Nebraska (DWFI).
  • Information Technology Research Academy (ITRA) Ph.D. Fellowship: under the project "Measurement to Management: Improved Water Use Efficiency and Agricultural Productivity through Experimental Sensor Network (M2M)."
  • IIT Gandhinagar international travel support to attend The European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2019 in Vienna, Austria.
  • American Geophysical Union(AGU) student travel grant to attend AGU fall meeting 2018 in Washington DC, USA.
  • Department of Science and Technology (DST) international travel support to attend AGU fall meeting 2017 in New Orleans, USA.
  • Information Technology Research Academy (ITRA) international travel support to attend AGU fall meeting 2015 in San Francisco, USA.

  1. Asoka, Akarsh, Brian Wardlow, Tadesse Tsegaye, and Vimal Mishra. "A satellite-based assessment of the relative contribution of hydroclimatic variables on vegetation growth in global agricultural and non-agricultural regions.” Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 126, no. 5 (2021): e2020JD033228. link external link. [IF: 4.26]
  2. Asoka, Akarsh, and Vimal Mishra. "Anthropogenic and climate contributions on the changes in terrestrial water storage in India.” Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres (2020):e2020JD032470. link external link. [IF: 4.26]
  3. Asoka, Akarsh, and Vimal Mishra. "A strong linkage between seasonal crop growth and groundwater storage variability in India.” Journal of Hydrometeorology (2020). link external link. [IF: 3.89]
  4. Asoka, Akarsh, Yoshihide Wada, Ram Fishman, and Vimal Mishra. "Strong Linkage Between Precipitation Intensity and Monsoon Season Groundwater Recharge in India.” Geophysical Research Letters 45, no. 11 (2018): 553644. link external link. [IF: 4.58]
  5. Asoka, Akarsh, Tom Gleeson, Yoshihide Wada, and Vimal Mishra. "Relative Contribution of Monsoon Precipitation and Pumping to Changes in Groundwater Storage in India.” Nature Geoscience 10, no. 2 (2017): 109-17. link external link. [IF: 13.94]
  6. Asoka, Akarsh, and Vimal Mishra. "Prediction of Vegetation Anomalies to Improve Food Security and Water Management in India.”  Geophysical Research Letters 42, no. 13 (2015): 52905298. link external link. [IF: 4.58]
  7. Dangar, Swarup, Akarsh Asoka, and Vimal Mishra. ”Causes and implications of groundwater depletion in India: A review.” Journal of  Hydrology (2021): 126103. link external link. [IF: 5.72]
  8. Mishra, Vimal, Anukesh Krishnankutti Ambika, Akarsh Asoka, Saran Aadhar, Rohini Kumar, Jonathan Buzan, and Matthew Huber ”Moist heat stress extremes in India enhanced by irrigation.” Nature Geoscience (2020). link external link. [IF: 13.94]
  9. Mishra, Vimal,Akarsh Asoka, Kamal Vatta, and Upmanu Lall.”Groundwater Depletion and Associated CO2 Emissions in India.” Earth's Future 6, no. 12 (2018): 16721681. link external link. [IF: 5.78]
  10. Mishra, Vimal, Saran Aadhar, Akarsh Asoka, Sivananda Pai, and Rohini Kumar. ”On the Frequency of the 2015 Monsoon Season Drought in the Indo-Gangetic Plain.” Geophysical Research Letters 43, no. 23 (2016). link external link. [IF: 4.58]