Russian Meteorology and Hydrology

ISSN: 1068-3739 (Print) 1934-8096 (Online)


The journal Russian Meteorology and Hydrology provides comprehensive coverage of meteorological and hydrological research throughout the former Soviet Union. Coverage includes weather forecasting; climate changes, global and regional; weather modification; ocean hydrodynamics and sea-level fluctuations; wind patterns, storms and hurricanes; agrometeorological conditions and crop yields; environmental pollution; hydrometeorological observation instruments; atmospheric turbulence and flight safety; ionospheric studies; geomagnetic activity; arctic and antarctic research; river runoff; satellite flood mapping, and the ozone layer and greenhouse gases.

Russian Meteorology and Hydrology is published under the auspices of the Russian Federal Service for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring, and edited by V. V. Asmus, known internationally for his work on space hydrometeorology.


Russian Meteorology and Hydrology is a peer reviewed journal. We use a single blind peer review format. Our team of reviewers includes over 130 reviewers, both internal and external (85%). The average period from submission to first decision in 2017 was 30 days, and that from first decision to acceptance was 300 days. The final decision on the acceptance of an article for publication is made by the Editorial Board.

Any invited reviewer who feels unqualified or unable to review the manuscript due to the conflict of interests should promptly notify the editors and decline the invitation. Reviewers should formulate their statements clearly in a sound and reasoned way so that authors can use reviewer’s arguments to improve the manuscript. Personal criticism of the authors must be avoided. Reviewers should indicate in a review (i) any relevant published work that has not been cited by the authors, (ii) anything that has been reported in previous publications and not given appropriate reference or citation, (ii) any substantial similarity or overlap with any other manuscript (published or unpublished) of which they have personal knowledge.

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