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Executive editors: Thomas Wagner, Hartwig Harder, Joanna Joiner, Paolo Laj & Andreas Richter

Atmospheric Measurement Techniques (AMT) is a not-for-profit international scientific journal dedicated to the publication and discussion of advances in remote sensing, as well as in situ and laboratory measurement techniques for the constituents and properties of the Earth's atmosphere.

The main subject areas comprise the development, intercomparison, and validation of measurement instruments and techniques of data processing and information retrieval for gases, aerosols, and clouds. Papers submitted to AMT must contain atmospheric measurements, laboratory measurements relevant for atmospheric science, and/or theoretical calculations of measurements simulations with detailed error analysis including instrument simulations. The manuscript types considered for peer-reviewed publication are research articles, review articles, and commentaries.

IF value: 4.176
IF4.176
IF 5-year value: 4.077
IF 5-year4.077
CiteScore value: 6.8
CiteScore6.8
h5-index value: 51
h5-index51
News
09 Feb 2022 EGUsphere opens for preprints

EGUsphere, the innovative open-access repository created by the European Geosciences Union and Copernicus Publications, is growing. For the first time, authors will be able to upload preprints to the online resource, taking advantage of EGU’s pioneering public peer-review process, whilst preparing their papers for future release.

09 Feb 2022 EGUsphere opens for preprints

EGUsphere, the innovative open-access repository created by the European Geosciences Union and Copernicus Publications, is growing. For the first time, authors will be able to upload preprints to the online resource, taking advantage of EGU’s pioneering public peer-review process, whilst preparing their papers for future release.

21 Dec 2021 Season's greetings from Copernicus and review deadline extensions

At the end of the year, we would like to express our deep gratitude for our collaboration with all editors, referees, and authors in 2021. Please take a look at our Christmas card. Since our virtual office is closed from 23 Dec to 2 Jan and a significant number of editors and referees pause their work over the Christmas days, we extended all journal review deadlines: deadlines expiring shortly before or over Christmas have been extended to the week after and deadlines expiring after Christmas or over New Year have been extended to after New Year’s Day. Season's greetings and a happy New Year. Please stay healthy.

21 Dec 2021 Season's greetings from Copernicus and review deadline extensions

At the end of the year, we would like to express our deep gratitude for our collaboration with all editors, referees, and authors in 2021. Please take a look at our Christmas card. Since our virtual office is closed from 23 Dec to 2 Jan and a significant number of editors and referees pause their work over the Christmas days, we extended all journal review deadlines: deadlines expiring shortly before or over Christmas have been extended to the week after and deadlines expiring after Christmas or over New Year have been extended to after New Year’s Day. Season's greetings and a happy New Year. Please stay healthy.

01 Oct 2021 First insights from new EGU author survey

In April 2021 the EGU Publications Committee launched the first author survey to routinely ask authors about their publishing experience in EGU journals, in order to learn more about how EGU and Copernicus can serve the scientific community with their publications. Over the last 6 months, 160 contact authors answered the survey representing about 10% of the papers published during this time. We are delighted about the positive feedback and thank all authors. Please read the full report.

01 Oct 2021 First insights from new EGU author survey

In April 2021 the EGU Publications Committee launched the first author survey to routinely ask authors about their publishing experience in EGU journals, in order to learn more about how EGU and Copernicus can serve the scientific community with their publications. Over the last 6 months, 160 contact authors answered the survey representing about 10% of the papers published during this time. We are delighted about the positive feedback and thank all authors. Please read the full report.

Recent papers
25 May 2022
Synergy of Using Nadir and Limb Instruments for Tropospheric Ozone Monitoring (SUNLIT)
Viktoria F. Sofieva, Risto Hänninen, Mikhail Sofiev, Monika Szeląg, Hei Shing Lee, Johanna Tamminen, and Christian Retscher
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 15, 3193–3212, https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-15-3193-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-15-3193-2022, 2022
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25 May 2022
Comment on “Comparison of ozone measurement methods in biomass burning smoke: an evaluation under field and laboratory conditions” by Long et al. (2021)
Noah Bernays, Daniel A. Jaffe, Irina Petropavlovskikh, and Peter Effertz
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 15, 3189–3192, https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-15-3189-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-15-3189-2022, 2022
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25 May 2022
TUNER-compliant error estimation for MIPAS
Thomas von Clarmann, Norbert Glatthor, Udo Grabowski, Bernd Funke, Michael Kiefer, Anne Kleinert, Gabriele P. Stiller, Andrea Linden, and Sylvia Kellmann
Atmos. Meas. Tech. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-2022-152,https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-2022-152, 2022
Preprint under review for AMT (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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24 May 2022
Impact of particle size, refractive index, and shape on the determination of the particle scattering coefficient – an optical closure study evaluating different nephelometer angular truncation and illumination corrections
Marilena Teri, Thomas Müller, Josef Gasteiger, Sara Valentini, Helmuth Horvath, Roberta Vecchi, Paulus Bauer, Adrian Walser, and Bernadett Weinzierl
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 15, 3161–3187, https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-15-3161-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-15-3161-2022, 2022
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23 May 2022
Characterization of inexpensive MOx sensor performance for trace methane detection
Daniel Furuta, Tofigh Sayahi, Jinsheng Li, Bruce Wilson, Albert A. Presto, and Jiayu Li
Atmos. Meas. Tech. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-2022-110,https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-2022-110, 2022
Preprint under review for AMT (discussion: open, 1 comment)
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Highlight articles
14 Apr 2022
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The eVe reference polarisation lidar system for the calibration and validation of the Aeolus L2A product
Peristera Paschou, Nikolaos Siomos, Alexandra Tsekeri, Alexandros Louridas, George Georgoussis, Volker Freudenthaler, Ioannis Binietoglou, George Tsaknakis, Alexandros Tavernarakis, Christos Evangelatos, Jonas von Bismarck, Thomas Kanitz, Charikleia Meleti, Eleni Marinou, and Vassilis Amiridis
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 15, 2299–2323, https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-15-2299-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-15-2299-2022, 2022
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05 Apr 2022
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Enhancing MAX-DOAS atmospheric state retrievals by multispectral polarimetry – studies using synthetic data
Jan-Lukas Tirpitz, Udo Frieß, Robert Spurr, and Ulrich Platt
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 15, 2077–2098, https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-15-2077-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-15-2077-2022, 2022
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09 Feb 2022
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Evaluating the PurpleAir monitor as an aerosol light scattering instrument
James R. Ouimette, William C. Malm, Bret A. Schichtel, Patrick J. Sheridan, Elisabeth Andrews, John A. Ogren, and W. Patrick Arnott
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 15, 655–676, https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-15-655-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-15-655-2022, 2022
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22 Dec 2021
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The ESA MIPAS/Envisat level2-v8 dataset: 10 years of measurements retrieved with ORM v8.22
Bianca Maria Dinelli, Piera Raspollini, Marco Gai, Luca Sgheri, Marco Ridolfi, Simone Ceccherini, Flavio Barbara, Nicola Zoppetti, Elisa Castelli, Enzo Papandrea, Paolo Pettinari, Angelika Dehn, Anu Dudhia, Michael Kiefer, Alessandro Piro, Jean-Marie Flaud, Manuel López-Puertas, David Moore, John Remedios, and Massimo Bianchini
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 14, 7975–7998, https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-14-7975-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-14-7975-2021, 2021
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16 Dec 2021
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Options to correct local turbulent flux measurements for large-scale fluxes using an approach based on large-eddy simulation
Matthias Mauder, Andreas Ibrom, Luise Wanner, Frederik De Roo, Peter Brugger, Ralf Kiese, and Kim Pilegaard
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 14, 7835–7850, https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-14-7835-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-14-7835-2021, 2021
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Recent special issues
24 Mar 2022–31 Dec 2024 | Domenico Cimini, Claudia Acquistapace, Joelle Buxmann, Volker Lehmann, Markus Kayser, Stelios Kazadzis, Anca Nemuc, and Klara Jurcakova | Information
15 Mar 2022–15 Mar 2024 | Lisa Whalley, Weixiong Zhao, Xin Li, and Mei Zheng | Information
GEMS: first year in operation (AMT/ACP inter-journal SI)
01 Dec 2021–31 Dec 2022 | Jhoon Kim, M. H. Ahn, and Rokjin Park | Information
01 Dec 2021–31 Dec 2022 | Sophie Godin-Beekmann, Paul Newman, Irina Petropavlovskikh, Birgit Hassler, Karin Kreher, Corinne Vigouroux, Mark Weber, and Ja-Ho Koo | Information
07 Jul 2021–31 Dec 2024 | Simone Lolli, Paolo Laj, and Giulia Saponaro | Information