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. The journal's broad scope includes meteorological observations, modeling, assimilations, 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.
JMSJ publishes original research articles, invited review articles, and notes and correspondence by both members and nonmembers of the Meteorological Society of Japan (MSJ). Printed version of JMSJ is distributed bimonthly, and circulated to organizational members.
The journal has rapid peer review and early publication:
- Publication within 4 months of the final acceptance decision;
- For Notes, peer review completed within 4 months of manuscript submission.
JMSJ began publishing in 1882 and has been printed entirely in English since 2001. JMSJ moved to an Open Access Journal in 2018.
All issues of JMSJ can be freely accessed without charge at https://www.jstage.jst.go.jp/browse/jmsj.
Those who wish to contribute papers to or subscribe to JMSJ may be either members or nonmembers of MSJ. Application forms for MSJ membership and other information about the Society can be found at http://www.metsoc.jp/index-e.html.
These are "Ten great features of JMSJ" (2018.9.12):
ONLINE ISSN: 2186-9057 PRINT ISSN: 0026-1165