International Journal of Biometeorology

, Volume 63, Issue 6, pp 825–829 | Cite as

Short communication: trends in biometeorology publishing: a case study of climate and Human Health Commission members

  • Daniel J. VecellioEmail author
  • Michael J. Allen
Short Communication


The International Journal of Biometeorology (IJB) has been the flagship journal in the field for the past 60+ years. However, given its interdisciplinary nature, biometeorology research has appeared in numerous publication outlets other than the IJB. This study compiles the most popular of these journals, so that early-career biometeorologists might be able to be exposed to more literature that the field has to offer. In focusing on where members of the International Society of Biometeorology’s (ISB) Climate and Human Health Commission (CHH) members publish, journals with a general focus on fields such as climate, the environment, and health stand out. Many of these journals have impact factors much higher than the IJB, potentially making them more attractive for dissemination of results to a larger audience. With this paper, the authors hope that the interest in biometeorology is broadened through an expansion of known available literature, specifically with early-career researchers.


Biometeorology Climate Human health Publications 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Climate Science Lab, Department of GeographyTexas A&M UniversityCollege StationUSA
  2. 2.Department of Political Science and GeographyOld Dominion UniversityNorfolkUSA

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