About the Journal

Aims and Scope

The Open Atmospheric Science Journal is an Open Access online journal, which publishes reviews/mini-reviews, research articles, letters and guest edited thematic issues in all areas of climate research and atmospheric science. The journal’s coverage includes studies on atmospheric environmental issues. Topics include the following:

  • Weather systems and prediction

  • Climate dynamics and variability

  • Satellite meteorology

  • Remote sensing

  • Air chemistry and air pollution

  • Cloud microphysics and precipitation

  • Severe weather and natural atmospheric hazards

The Open Atmospheric Science Journal a peer reviewed journal, is an important and reliable source of current information on developments in the field of atmospheric sciences. Emphasis is placed on publishing quality papers rapidly, and making them freely available to researchers worldwide.

About the Editor

Yoav Yair
School of Sustainability
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC)

Brief Biography

Prof. Yoav Yair is the Dean of the School of Sustainability at the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya (IDC). He holds the UNESCO chair in Sustainability in Israel. His main research fields include atmospheric electricity, thunderstorms and lightning (on Earth and other planets), space weather, climate effects of solar-terrestrial relations and transient luminous events (sprites). Prof. Yair earned his PhD in Atmospheric Sciences from Tel-Aviv University, 1995 (com laude). He is the author of several text books in meteorology and the atmospheric sciences and authored (and co-) over 75 refereed papers. He is also an expert on ICT and Learning Technologies, and served as head of the Center for Technology in Distance Education at the Open University of Israel (2004-2009), and Dean of Development and Learning Technologies at the Open University (2009-2012). From 2012-2014 he headed the Israeli national Inter-University Center for Learning Technologies.

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