All about Monsoons

Why and how do they happen, how are they predicted, how is climate change affecting and changing them, and what does this mean for us and our Earth.

Note: This MasterClass is specially designed for children studying between grades 5 to 12. However, others are also welcome to join.


Dr Roxy Mathew Koll is a climate scientist at the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM) in Pune. He holds a PhD in Ocean and Atmospheric Dynamics from Japan’s Hokkaido University. His research on changes in monsoons had earned him the Indian Meteorological Society’s Young Scientist Award in 2016. Dr Roxy is also a recipient of the 2015 Kavli Fellowship and the 2018 NRC Senior Research Associateship of the US National Academy of Sciences.

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Webinar recording
All about: Monsoons
By: Roxy Mathew Koll
Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology