Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology


Volume 61, Issue 6

About the Journal

The Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology (JAMC) publishes applied research on meteorology and climatology. Examples of meteorological research include topics such as weather modification, satellite meteorology, radar meteorology, boundary layer processes, physical meteorology, air pollution meteorology (including dispersion and chemical processes), agricultural and forest meteorology, mountain meteorology, and applied meteorological numerical models. Examples of climatological research include the use of climate information in impact assessments, dynamical and statistical downscaling, seasonal climate forecast applications and verification, climate risk and vulnerability, development of climate monitoring tools, and urban and local climates.

ISSN: 1558-8424; eISSN: 1558-8432

Editor in Chief

David A. R. Kristovich, Illinois State Water Survey, Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign

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Physical and optical properties of clouds in the southwest vortex from FY-4A cloud retrievals

Zhuofu Yu, Shuo Ma, Ding Han, Guanlin Li, Wei Yan, and Jingdong Liu
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Hurricane Simulation and Nonstationary Extremal Analysis for a Changing Climate

Meagan Carney, Holger Kantz, and Matthew Nicol
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Projecting future precipitation in the Yellow River Basin based on CMIP6 models

Zhouliang Sun, Yanli Liu, Jianyun Zhang, Hua Chen, Zhangkang Shu, Xin Chen, Junliang Jin, Tiesheng Guan, Cuishan Liu, Ruimin He, and Guoqing Wang
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Understanding Errors in Cloud Liquid Water Path Retrievals derived from CloudSat Path Integrated Attenuation

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Associated Summer Rainfall Changes over the Three Rivers Source Region in China with the East Asian Westerly Jet from 1979 to 2015

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Study on the Change in Freezing Depth in Heilongjiang Province and Its Response to Winter Half-Year Temperature

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Meteorological factors responsible for major power outages during a severe freezing rain storm over Eastern Canada

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Direct comparisons between GPM-DPR and CloudSat snowfall retrievals

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A New Algorithm for Estimating Low Cloud Base Height in Southwest China

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New York State Hurricane Hazard: History and Future Projections

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