Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology

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The Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology (JTECH) (ISSN: 0739-0572; eISSN: 1520-0426) publishes research describing instrumentation and methods used in atmospheric and oceanic research, including remote sensing instruments; measurements, validation, and data analysis techniques from satellites, aircraft, balloons, and surface-based platforms; in situ instruments, measurements, and methods for data acquisition, analysis, and interpretation and assimilation in numerical models; and information systems and algorithms.

2022 Impact Factor: 2.25

Submission Types

  • Articles: Up to 7500 words, including the body text, acknowledgments, and appendixes. The word limit does not include the title page, abstract, references, captions, tables, and figures. If a submission exceeds the word limit, the author must provide a justification for the length of the manuscript and request the Chief Editor’s approval of the overage. This request may be uploaded in a document with the "Cover Letter" item type or entered in the comment field in the submission system.
  • Reviews: Synthesis of previously published literature that may address successes, failures, and limitations. Requires Review Proposal. For more information, see Review Articles.
  • Comment and Reply Exchange: Comments are written in response to a published article and should be submitted within 2 years of the publication date of the original article (although the editor can waive this limit in extenuating circumstances). The author of the original article has the opportunity to write a Reply. These exchanges are published together. 
  • Corrigenda: The corrigendum article type is available for authors to address errors discovered in already published articles. For more information, see Corrigenda.

Editor and Staff Contacts

Co-Chief Editors

Atmospheric Technology
Stephen Nesbitt, University of Illinois
Oceanic Technology
Javier Fochesatto, University of Alaska Fairbanks


Brenda Dolan, Colorado State University
Oceana Puananilei Francis, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa
Tomoo Ushio, Osaka University

Associate Editors

Alessandro Battaglia, University of Leicester

Maristella Berta, Institute of Marine Sciences, National Research Council (CNR-ISMAR, Italy)

Timothy Bonin, MIT Lincoln Laboratory

Tim Boyer, NOAA/National Centers for Environmental Information

Haonan Chen, Colorado State University and NOAA Physical Sciences Laboratory

Eric Firing, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa

Heather Lawrence, Met Office

Toshi Matsui, ESSIC University of Maryland and NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Gleb Panteleev, Naval Research Laboratory, Stennis Space Center

T. Narayana Rao, National Atmospheric Research Laboratory

Ali Tokay, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Sebastián Torres, University of Oklahoma

Peer Review Support Staff

Andrea Herbst, Assistant to Stephen Nesbitt and Javier Fochesatto

Jane Foley, Assistant to Brenda Dolan

Erin Gumbel, Assistant to Oceana Puananilei Francis and Tomoo Ushio

Production Staff

Please see the AMS Publications Staff contacts page for Production staff information.

5 2022 Journal Impact Factors by Clarivate Analytics; Meteorology and Atmospheric Science and Engineering, Ocean categories.