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All articles accepted from 1st January 2016 (date of flip) are published under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License. Articles accepted before this date were published under the agreement as stated in the final article.

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Edited By: Revd Professor Ian N. James

Impact Factor: 1.57

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 47/84 (Meteorology & Atmospheric Sciences)

Online ISSN: 1530-261X

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

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    Different long-term trends of extra-tropical cyclones and windstorms in ERA-20C and NOAA-20CR reanalyses

    Daniel J. Befort, Simon Wild, Tim Kruschke, Uwe Ulbrich and Gregor C. Leckebusch

    Version of Record online: 14 OCT 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/asl.694

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    Deriving cloud microphysics from radiometric measurements in the Amazon Basin

    Alexandre L. Correia and Patricia B. Catandi

    Version of Record online: 14 OCT 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/asl.708

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    Analysis of incoming biomass burning aerosol plumes over southern Brazil

    Aline Macedo de Oliveira, Glauber Lopes Mariano, Marcelo Félix Alonso and Ericka Voss Chagas Mariano

    Version of Record online: 11 OCT 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/asl.689

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    The relationship between summer sea ice extent in Hudson Bay and the Arctic Ocean via the atmospheric circulation

    Masayo Ogi, David G. Barber and Søren Rysgaard

    Version of Record online: 7 OCT 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/asl.709

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    Impacts of initial structure of tropical cyclone on secondary eyewall formation (pages 569–574)

    Xuyang Ge, Liang Guan and Shunwu Zhou

    Version of Record online: 6 OCT 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/asl.707



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Smart cyclone alerts over the Indian subcontinent

This article describes a first application of mobile telephony alerts for an extreme weather event - the progression and landfall of cyclone Phailin. The international media picked up on the cyclone Phailin story (11th–12th October 2013) - 800 000 people were evacuated within 48 h. Here we describe a novel scheme using Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) simulations and mobile phone alerts for cyclone warnings. Cellphones have a deep penetration even in rural pockets of India and it is anticipated that the results of this commentary will inspire disaster mitigation efforts over many parts of the developing world.

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Can marine cloud brightening reduce coral bleaching?

The seeding of marine clouds to cool sea surface temperatures could protect threatened coral reefs from being bleached by warming oceans. Research, published in Atmospheric Science Letters, proposes that a targeted version of the geo-engineering technique could give coral a fifty year ‘breathing space’ to recover from acidification and warming.

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