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Impact Factor: 5.8

About the Journal

 Advances in Atmospheric Sciences

Co-sponsored by

Chinese National Committee for International Association of Meteorology and Atmospheric Sciences

Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Chinese Meteorological Society

Associated with

International Association of Meteorology and Atmospheric Sciences

Journal scope

AAS is an international journal on the dynamics, physics, and chemistry of the atmosphere and oceans. It covers the latest achievements and developments in the atmospheric sciences, including marine meteorology and geophysics, as well as the theoretical and applied areas of these disciplines.
Papers on weather systems, numerical weather prediction, climate dynamics and variability, satellite meteorology, remote sensing, air chemistry and the boundary layer, clouds, and weather modification can be found in the journal. Papers describing the application of new mathematics or new instruments are also considered.
Abstracted and indexed by:
Science Citation Index; Meteorological & Geoastrophysical Abstracts; CAB Abstracts; Chinese Journals Full-Text Database/Science-Engineering (A); Wanfang Data/ Fundamental Sciences/Geoscience; and VIP Information/Chinese Scientific Journals Database
Five good reasons to publish in AAS:
  • ● Indexed in the world’s top databases, including the “Science Citation Index” (SCI).
  • ● Co-published by world-renowned publishers: Springer and Science Press.
  • ● Fair and rigorous refereeing, operated to the highest international standards and supervised by an international editorial board using ScholarOne peer-review management system.
  • ● Accelerated early access to make your work available to the research community with no delay.
  • ● Open Choice to allow your research to reach a wider readership.

SCI Impact Factors: 

Impact Factor (2011, Journal Citation Reports): 0.987

Impact Factor (2012, Journal Citation Reports): 1.338

Impact Factor (2013, Journal Citation Reports): 1.459

Impact Factor (2014, Journal Citation Reports): 1.479  

Impact Factor (2015, Journal Citation Reports): 1.363  

Impact Factor (2016, Journal Citation Reports): 1.504

Impact Factor (2017, Journal Citation Reports): 1.869

Impact Factor (2018, Journal Citation Reports): 1.819

Impact Factor (2019, Journal Citation Reports): 2.583

Impact Factor (2020, Journal Citation Reports): 3.158

Impact Factor (2021, Journal Citation Reports): 3.9

Impact Factor (2022, Journal Citation Reports): 5.8 


Types of submissions considered include  original articles, letters, comments and responses, data description articles, research highlight, meeting summaries and reviews. Online submission ( is required. Please visit "Author Guide" for further details.
How to order
ISSN print edition: 0256-1530; ISSN electronic edition: 1861-9533
Please contact us by email before ordering.
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AAS Editorial Office
P. O. Box 9804
Beijing 100029, China
Telephone: +86-10-82995054, 82995055
Fax: +86-10-82995053