The American Meteorological Society, its Commission on the Weather and Climate Enterprise, and its Board on Enterprise Communication are proud to work with AMS Community members from all sectors (public, private, and academic), on a continuing basis, to advance the ability of the weather, water, and climate Community to meet our nation's, and the world's demand for products and services relating to weather, water, climate, and other closely allied fields. An important tool to help accomplish this objective is the AMS Summer Community Meeting. Held each August, at a location that is home to a concentration of Community members, the AMS Summer Community Meeting provides a venue for discussing timely topics of broad Community interest.
One of the biggest challenges faced by our Community is utilizing the vast amount of data and information we have accumulated to assist in making the most difficult decisions businesses and society face in some of the most critical situations. At stake are hundreds of billions of dollars and the safety of countless lives. Are we, as a Community, prepared to effectively rise to the challenges? We take a look at: