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Atmosfera is an international, peer-reviewed journal published quarterly from 1988 to 2022. As of 2023, the manuscripts are published according to the continuous publication model. This journal is devoted to original research in the atmospheric sciences, climate change, interactions with the hydrosphere, cryosphere, biosphere and human systems. 

It is published by the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, through the Instituto de Ciencias de la Atmósfera y Cambio Climático.

All papers published are Open Access for readers and there are no publication fees for authors.  The journal is indexed in Scopus, SCimago, Science Citation Index, LatinIndex, SciELO, among other databases. It has continuously increased its visibility and impact, with an Impact Factor of 2.063 (2022), as determined by the Journal Citation Report (Clarivate/ Web of Science).

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Vol. 37 (2023)

Published: 2023-01-17

Cold fronts responsible for intense winds in the Santos Basin, Brazilian Southeast Offshore Region

Jamyle Magalhães da Silva, Fernanda Cerqueira Vasconcellos, Claudine Pereira Dereczynski, Amanda Rehbein, Michelle Simões Reboita


Urban PM2.5 concentrations in a small Colombian city and the impact associated with particle emissions generated by small-scale lime production

Rafael Contreras Rengifo, Lilibeth Escobar Jiménez, María Camila Belalcazar Franco, Pedro José García Delgado, Lars Gidhagen, José Joaquín Vivas Moreno


Application of vine copulas to estimate dew point temperature

Yousef Ramezani, Mohammad Nazeri Tahroudi, Matina Pronoos Sedighi


Very high erythemal doses of ultraviolet radiation around solar noon measured in Arica, northern Chile

Miguel Rivas, Elisa Rojas, David Laroze , Laura M. Pérez , Marcelo de Paula Correa


Effects of climate change on the potential distribution of a dominant, widely distributed oak species, Quercus candicans, in Mexico

Diego Brizuela-Torres, Raymundo Villavicencio-García, José Ariel Ruiz-Corral, Angela P. Cuervo-Robayo


Experimental downslope gravity currents over a synthetic topography

Andrea Burgos-Cuevas, Angel Ruiz-Angulo, Karina Ramos-Musalem, Carlos Palacios-Morales, Cruz García Molina


Climate regionalization of Santa Cruz province, Argentina

Leandro Almonacid, Natalia Pessacg, Boris Diaz, Pablo L. Peri


Application of geostatistical models for aridity scenarios in northern Mexico

Javier de Jesús Correa-Islas, Juan Manuel Romero-Padilla, Paulino Pérez-Rodríguez, Antonio Vázquez-Alarcón


Geocoding and spatiotemporal modeling of long-term PM2.5 and NO2 exposure in the Mexican Teachers’ Cohort

Karla Cervantes-Martínez, Horacio Riojas-Rodríguez, Carlos Díaz Avalos, Hortensia Moreno-Macías, Ruy López-Ridaura, Dalia Stern, Jorge Octavio Acosta-Montes, José Luis Texcalac-Sangrador


The influence of snow cover on Ozone Monitor Instrument formaldehyde observations

CareyAnne Howlett, Gonzalo González Abad, Christopher Chan Miller, Caroline Rebecca Nowlan, Zolal Ayazpour, Lei Zhu


A comparison of missing value imputation methods applied to daily precipitation in a semi-arid and a humid region of Mexico

Juan Manuel Navarro Céspedes, Jesús Horacio Hernández, Pedro Camilo Alcántara Concepción, Jorge Luis Morales Martínez, Gilberto Carreño Aguilera, Francisco Padilla


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