Meteorologische Zeitschrift Open Access (ISSN: 0941-2948, e-ISSN 1610-1227)

Meteorologische Zeitschrift (originally founded in 1884) is the joint open access journal of the meteorological societies of Austria, Germany and Switzerland.

In 2016 the 5-year-impact factor was 2.345.
The immediacy factor in the ranking categories of 'Meteorology and Atmospheric Sciences' of Meteorologische Zeitschrift peaked at position 1.

Open Access

As of Volume 23, 2014, Meteorologische Zeitschrift is an full Open Access journal; content is available at Papers are published under the Creative Commons CC-BY-NC license (see: Meteorol. Z. is listed in DOAJ (the Directory of Open Access Journals).

Aims and Scope

Meteorologische Zeitschrift accepts high-quality, English language, double peer-reviewed manuscripts on all aspects of observational, theoretical and computational research on the entire field of meteorology and atmospheric physics, including climatology. Manuscripts from applied sectors such as, e.g., Environmental Meteorology or Energy Meteorology are particularly welcome.
Meteorologische Zeitschrift represents a natural forum for the meteorological community of Central Europe and worldwide.

Editorial policy

Short contributions, and review articles are particularly invited. Contributions on the philosophy and history of atmospheric sciences are also welcome. In addition to original papers and short communications, review articles, special reports, book reviews, laudatory articles, and obituaries are published.
Special issues on specific topics or conferences may be published as feasible. Papers must not have been published previously. Authors are fully responsible for the content of their papers.

Print subscription

A print subscription is still available on request, for those who require printed copies; please contact the Publisher for a quote.

Publication frequency

One volume, consisting of 6 numbers is published each year in A4 format (21 cm x 29.7 cm).
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