Cover image for Vol. 72 Issue 4

Edited By: Jim Galvin

Impact Factor: 1.262

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 64/84 (Meteorology & Atmospheric Sciences)

Online ISSN: 1477-8696

Associated Title(s): Atmospheric Science Letters, Geoscience Data Journal, International Journal of Climatology, Meteorological Applications, Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society


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