Journal of the Meteorological Society of Japan (JMSJ) is an
international, peer-reviewed, and open-access journal for the
publication of research in areas of meteorology.
Aims and Scope
JMSJ publishes Articles and Notes and Correspondence that report novel scientific discoveries or technical developments that advance understanding in meteorology and related sciences. The journal’s broad scope includes meteorological observations, modeling, data assimilation, analyses, global and regional climate research, satellite remote sensing, chemistry and transport, and dynamic meteorology including geophysical fluid dynamics. In particular, JMSJ welcomes papers related to Asian monsoons, climate and mesoscale models, and numerical weather forecasts. Insightful and well-structured original Review Articles that describe the advances and challenges in meteorology and related sciences are also welcome.
JMSJ encourages authors to include the data underlying their work as supplementary material. These data, which must be under 50MB, may describe observations, experiments, modeling or analyses and may take the form of databases, simulations, movies, large figures or as otherwise appropriate.
As an international journal in the meteorological science community, JMSJ maintains a high standard of peer review and offers readers worldwide the benefit of articles being freely available online.
Instructions for Authors
The journal's Instructions for Authors document contains important details about the editorial policies, ethics, copyright, fees and other information.
More information about the journal is available at the society’s journal website https://jmsj.metsoc.jp/. This includes plain language summaries, graphical abstracts, access and citation statistics, and JMSJ awards. We have also complied ten great features of JMSJ and encourage you to submit to the journal.
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