Meteorological & Geoastrophysical Abstracts

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Meteorological and Geoastrophysical Abstracts
Producer American Meteorological Society
Languages English
Access
Providers Dialog, ProQuest
Cost Subscription
Coverage
Disciplines Meteorology, Geophysics, Astrophysics
Record depth Index & Abstract
Format coverage journal articles, conference proceedings, technical reports, books, monographs
Temporal coverage 1974 - present
Geospatial coverage Global
No. of records 508,379
Update frequency Monthly
Links

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

Production and Access[edit]

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

Coverage[edit]

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]

References[edit]

  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).