Atmospheric Science Letters

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Edited By: Revd Professor Ian N. James

Impact Factor: 1.521

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 43/77 (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

Just Published Articles

  1. Testing parameterization schemes for simulating depositional growth of ice crystal using Koenig and Takahashi parameters: a pre-summer rainfall case study over Southern China

    Xiaofan Li, Peijun Zhu, Guoqing Zhai, Rui Liu, Xinyong Shen, Wei Huang and Donghai Wang

    Article first published online: 13 AUG 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/asl.591

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    Assessment of medium-range ensemble forecasts of heat waves

    Hyun-Ju Lee, Woo-Seop Lee and Jin Ho Yoo

    Article first published online: 11 AUG 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/asl.593

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    Associations between tropical cyclone activity in the Southwest Indian Ocean and El Niño Southern Oscillation

    Nicolas Astier, Matthieu Plu and Chantal Claud

    Article first published online: 7 AUG 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/asl.589

  4. Thundersnow in Brazil: a case study of 22 July 2013

    Giovanni Dolif Neto, Patrick S. Market, Alexandre Bernardes Pezza, Carlos Augusto Morales Rodriguez, Leonardo Calvetti, Pedro Leite da Silva Dias and Gustavo Carlos Juan Escobar

    Article first published online: 6 AUG 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/asl.594

  5. Connection of predictability of major stratospheric sudden warmings to polar vortex geometry

    Masakazu Taguchi

    Article first published online: 6 AUG 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/asl.595



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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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