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Atmosfera is an international, peer-reviewed journal published quarterly since 1988, devoted to original research in the atmospheric sciences and climate change, and 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 annual Impact Factor of 1.106 (2020) and a 3-year average of 1.466, as determined by the Journal Citation Report (Clarivate/ Web of Science).

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Vol. 35 No. 1 (2022)

Published: 2021-12-18

Spatio-temporal analysis of remotely sensed rainfall datasets retrieved for the transboundary basin of the Madeira River in Amazonia

Vinicius Alexandre Sikora de Souza, Daniel Medeiros Moreira, Otto Corrêa Rotunno Filho, Anderson Paulo Rudke, Claudia Daza Andrade, Lígia Maria Nascimento De Araujo


A new index to assess meteorological drought: the Drought Exceedance Probability Index (DEPI)

Natalia Limones, María Fernanda Pita- López, Juan Mariano Camarillo-Naranjo


The UNAM-droplet freezing assay: An evaluation of the ice nucleating capacity of the sea-surface microlayer and surface mixed layer in tropical and subpolar waters (edited by Dr. Michel Grutter)

Luis A. Ladino, Javier Juárez-Pérez, Zyanya Ramírez-Díaz, Lisa A. Miller, Jorge Herrera, Graciela B. Raga, Kyle G. Simpson, Giuliana Cruz, Diana L. Pereira, Fernanda Córdoba


Long-term measurements of aerosol optical properties and radiative forcing (2011-2017) over Central Amazonia

Rafael da Silva Palácios, Paulo Artaxo, Glauber Guimarães Cirino, Valeria Nakale, Fernando Gonçalves Morais, Lucas Douglas Rothmund, Marcelo Sacardi Biudes, Nadja Gomes Machado, Leone Francisco Amorim Curado, João Basso Marques, José de Souza Nogueira


Diurnal, seasonal, and vertical distribution of carbon monoxide levels and their potential sources over a semi-arid region, India

Elijabetthamma Busa, Balakrishnaiah Gugamsetty, Raja Obul Reddy Kalluri, Rama Gopal Kotalo, Chakradhar Rao Tandule, Lokeswara Reddy Thotli, Manjunatha Chakala, Surya Nagi Reddy Palle


Vulnerability assessment studies on climate change: a review of the research in Mexico

Areli Nájera González, Fátima Maciel Carrillo González


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