Meteorological & Geoastrophysical Abstracts

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
ProvidersDialog, ProQuest
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

Production and Access

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


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]


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