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Meteorological & Geoastrophysical Abstracts

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Meteorological & Geoastrophysical Abstracts is a scholarly bibliographic database that covers meteorology, climatology, atmospheric chemistry and physics, astrophysics, hydrology, glaciology, physical oceanography and environmental sciences.

Meteorological and Geoastrophysical Abstracts
ProducerAmerican Meteorological Society
LanguagesEnglish
Access
ProvidersDialog, ProQuest
CostSubscription
Coverage
DisciplinesMeteorology, Geophysics, Astrophysics
Record depthIndex & Abstract
Format coveragejournal articles, conference proceedings, technical reports, books, monographs
Temporal coverage1974 - present
Geospatial coverageGlobal
No. of records508,379
Update frequencyMonthly
Links

Production and AccessEdit

The database is produced by the American Meteorological Society, and is published by DIALOG[1] and Cambridge Scientific Abstracts.[2]

CoverageEdit

The database has over 508,379 records as of November 2009, and covers literature published 1974–present. Every month approximately 850 new records are added.[3] In a 2002 analysis of the database, it was revealed that MGA indexed 72 unique titles, eight of which were peer reviewed.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Meteorological & Geoastrophysical Abstracts (at DIALOG)
  2. ^ Meteorological & Geoastrophysical Abstracts at CSA Archived 2009-10-04 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Meteorological & Geoastrophysical Abstracts at CSA Archived 2009-10-04 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ Kristick, Laurel L. (2002). "Analysis of Serials Indexed in Meteorological and Geoastrophysical Abstracts (MGA)". Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship (36).