Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society

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Edited By: Lesley Gray and Douglas J. Parker

Impact Factor: 3.252

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 16/77 (Meteorology & Atmospheric Sciences)

Online ISSN: 1477-870X

Associated Title(s): Atmospheric Science Letters, Geoscience Data Journal, International Journal of Climatology, Meteorological Applications, Weather

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