Advances in Space Research

Advances in Space Research (ASR) is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published 27 times per year by Elsevier. It was established in 1981 and is the official publication of the Committee on Space Research (COSPAR). As of May 2012, the editor-in-chief is J. Lastovicka (Institute of Atmospheric Physics AS CR, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic).

The journal covers topics on all interactions observed in space research, including space studies of the Earth’s surface, meteorology, and climate. Acceptable articles in the context of space research are from the perspective of astrophysics, materials science, life sciences, and fundamental physics. Also included in this context is the study of planetary meteorology, and planetary climate. Other research encompasses Earth-based astronomy observations, the study of space debris, and space weather.

It is abstracted and indexed in the following databases: Chemical Abstracts, Current Contents/Physics, Current Contents/Chemistry & Earth Science, Geo Bib & Index, Geographical Abstracts, Geological Abstracts, INSPEC, Index to Scientific & Technical Proceedings, Meteorological & Geoastrophysical Abstracts, Science Citation Index, and Scopus.

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