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Latest News

  • The 2008 - 2009 AMS season has begun!
    • Our next meeting is September 29th at 11:30 am. Dr. Gary Hufford will be talking about "Climate Change and Its Impacts in Alaska". Please join us at the UAA Aviation Center, rm 243. RSVP for lunch to
  • Over the summer, Vice President Lisa Kriederman left us for Boulder, Colorado. We wish her luck and thank her for all her hard work!
  • Louise Fode has volunteered to take over the Vice President position for the '08-'09 season. The new Executive Pane for this year is:
    • President: Jim Nelson
    • Vice President: Louise Fode
    • Secretary: Jackie Purcell
    • Treasurer: Renee Wise
  • Meetings from our May meeting are updated, and the 2008 Science Fair winners have been posted.

The Anchorage Chapter of the American Meteorology Society was originally founded in 1941. The chapter's mission is the development and dissemination of the knowledge of atmospheric and related oceanic and hydrologic sciences and the advancement of their professional applications. Additionally, our chapter provides the community with a social and scientific point of contact from meteorological, hydrological, and other related scientific interests. Chapter activities include monthly meetings with various speakers on weather related topics, field trips, science fair support, forecasting contests and social gatherings.

Benfits of becoming a member of the Anchorage Chapter are:

  • Networking
  • Camaraderie
  • Professional Growth
  • Building relationships in the community

If you would like to share your passion for weather with others and become a member, please contact us at




Fall Equinox

Stay tuned for the date of the next meeting!