Publications

Peer Reviewed

Barr-Kumarakulasinghe, S. A. and K. M. M. Lwiza 1998, Scales of Deep Convective Clouds and the Direct Adjustment of Upper Troposphere Moisture in the Tropical Western Pacific. Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics, 66 35-50. (summary)

Barr-Kumarakulasinghe, S. A. (1994). Modeling the thermal degradation kinetics of polyethylene containing metal proxidants. Polymer 35 : 995-1003.

Conference and Other

Barr-Kumarakulasinghe, S. A. (1999) Tropospheric Moistening by Oceanic Convection, Intra Seasonal Oscillations and ENSO Warm Event Initiation. Twenty Third Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology , January 1999, Dallas Texas .

Barr-Kumarakulasinghe, S. A., L. Hong, L. Benedict, R. Wagener, J. Tichler, and P. J. Minnett. (1998). GMS-5 IR and Visible Imagery for December 1996 - February 1997 from the ARM External Data Center . Eighth ARM Science Team Meeting , Tucson , AZ

Barr-Kumarakulasinghe, S. A.. (1998). Frequency Interactions to explain Madden Julian Oscillation's. Eighth ARM Science Team Meeting , Tucson , AZ

Barr-Kumarakulasinghe, S. A.. (1998). Instability of the Western Pacific Warm Pool during Boreal Winter and Spring. Eighth ARM Science Team Meeting , Tucson , AZ

Barr-Kumarakulasinghe, S. A. and Pathiraja, K. 1997. Automated Sri Lankan and South Indian Monsoonal Rainfall Prediction and Dissemination through the World Wide Web. Tenth Conference on Applied Climatology , October 1997, Reno Nevada .

Barr-Kumarakulasinghe, S. A., (1997). Cloud Formation over Islands in the Tropical Western Pacific during Undisturbed Conditions. 22nd AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. May 19 -23, Fort Collins , Colorado

Barr-Kumarakulasinghe, S. A., Benedict L., Minnett, P. , Wagener, R. and Tichler, J. (1997). Web based ARM Satellite and Mesonet Data Viewers. Web and Internet-Accessible systems for EO/GEO Data Workshop , Landover , Maryland , Feb 1997

Barr-Kumarakulasinghe, S. A. (1997). Web based ARM Satellite and Mesonet Data Viewers. Seventh Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting , San Antonio , TX

Barr-Kumarakulasinghe, S. A. (1996). Are Small Scale Deep Convective Clouds relevant to Intra-Seasonal Oscillations? Sixth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting , San Antonio , TX

Barr-Kumarakulasinghe, P. J. Minnett and M. Reynolds (1995). Evidence for Island Effects and Diurnal Signals in Satellite Images of Clouds over the Tropical Western Pacific. Fifth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Science Meeting , San Francisco , CA

Barr-Kumarakulasinghe, S. A., M. Reynolds and P. J. Minnett. (1995). Large Environmental Signals Confuse Interpretation of Time Series. TOGA-NOTES . 18: 17-18.

Subramaniam, A. and Barr-Kumarakulasinghe, S. A. (1994). A video depicting Tidal Influence on Temperature Profiles in the Long Island sound. Long Island Sound Research Conference, Stony Brook

Breslin*, V.T., S.A. Barr-Kumarakulsinghe and A. Parrella. 1993. Deterioration and Toxicity of HDPE and LDPE Starch-Plastic Composite Films in the Marine Environment. Second International Ocean Pollution Symposium. Qinghua University, Beijing, China, October 4-8, 1993.

Teaching Experience

Coastal Oceanography (MAR 333 Spring1996) Advanced Undergraduate

Taught, created outline, course material and quizzes for Air Sea Interaction and Greenhouse Effect sections of the above course

Remote Sensing in Oceanography (MAR 334, Fall 1996 and Fall 1997) Advanced Undergraduate

Taught, created outline, course material and quizzes for interaction of electromagnetic radiation with rough surfaces and the atmosphere, treatment of sensors and platforms for above course. Created tutorials and projects using ERMapper for students to learn data processing techniques involved in remote sensing applications in Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences.

Science Technology Entrance Program STEP (Summer1993)

Taught and facilitated in creating projects to foster interaction of high school and undergraduate students.

AIM/EOP 1990-1991, Mentor