Dr. Sunil Acharya

Dr. Sunil Acharya



Ph.D. in Physical Geography (Isotope Hydro-meteorology), University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

M.Sc. in Meteorology, Tribhuvan University, Nepal


Central Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, Tribhuvan University, Kirtipur, Kathmandu, Nepal

Phone:         +977-1-4333887, +977-1-4331418

Email:          sunil.acharya@cdhm.tu.edu.np


2017.05 – present, Assistant Professor, Central Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, Tribhuvan University

Research Interest:

Stable water isotopes, atmospheric circulation processes, climate change

Selected Publications:

Lin, C., Yang, K., Chen, D., Guyennon, N., Balestrini, R., Yang, X., Acharya, S., Ou, T., Yao, T., Tartari, G. and Salerno, F. (2021). Summer afternoon precipitation associated with wind convergence near the Himalayan glacier fronts. Atmospheric Research, 259, 105658. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosres.2021.105658

Acharya, S., Yang, X., Yao, T. and Shrestha, D. (2020). Stable isotopes of precipitation in Nepal Himalaya highlight the topographic influence on moisture transport. Quaternary International, 565, 22-30.   https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2020.09.052

Yang, X., Davis, M. E., Acharya, S., & Yao, T. (2018). Asian monsoon variations revealed from stable isotopes in precipitation. Climate dynamics51(5-6), 2267-2283. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00382-017-4011-4 

Altitude dependence study of stable isotopes in precipitation along southern side of Himalayas, eastern Nepal. Acharya, S.; Yang, X.; Yao, T.  (2018) AGUFM, GC43K-1682A.

Yang, X., Acharya, S., & Yao, T. (2016). Large-scale atmospheric circulation control on stable water isotopes in precipitation over the northwestern and southeastern Tibetan Plateau. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions. doi: 10.5194/acp-2016-876