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Join 13,000 of your peers from nearly 100 countries who are AMS members and let us help you make an impact within the weather, water, and climate community.


2017 Dues: $52.50 | Benefits
The AMS encourages professionals throughout the weather and climate enterprise to become members. Members are persons having demonstrable professional or scholarly expertise in the atmospheric or related sciences, technologies, applications, or services whether or not this expertise is a source of livelihood.

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Members from Countries with Developing Economies
2017 Dues: $10

AMS now offers a discounted dues rate to residents of countries with developing economies.
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Members with Student Privileges
2017 Dues: $10

Individuals that have met the qualifications for Member and are enrolled at least half-time at an accredited institution of higher learning. Usually, individuals applying for membership under this category have completed an undergraduate degree and are pursuing a higher degree of education.

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Affiliate Members
2017 Dues: Varies by Organization

Members of peer organizations may join AMS at reduced rates.
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Student Members

2017 Dues: $10 | Benefits
Student Members are persons enrolled at least half-time at an accredited institution of higher learning.

Special Note:  Join as a Student Member now and pay a discounted dues rate for five years after graduation.Our Early Career Dues will allow you to make the transition to full membership affordably without a loss of benefits. Just upgrade to Early Career Dues Member status and the cost of your membership will increase from the Student Member rate for the first full year after graduation to no more than half of the Member rate for each of the next four years.

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Associate Members

2017 Dues: $35.00 | Benefits
Associate members are persons who are interested in the atmospheric sciences and the advancement, objectives, and goals of the Society. No formal educational or professional qualifications are required.

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Associate Members-Precollege Students
2017 Dues: $7.50

Individuals who are enrolled as elementary, middle, or high school students. 

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Associate Members-K-12 Teachers
2017 Dues: $26.50

Individuals who are employed full-time as teachers at an elementary, middle, or high school.

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Corporation and Institutional Members


2017 Sustaining Dues: $7,525
2017 Regular Dues: $1,300
2017 Small Business Dues: $470
2017 Publication Dues: $780

Corporations and other organizations desirous of supporting the atmospheric or related oceanic or hydrologic sciences or their application are eligible for election to Corporation and Institutional Member.  The four levels of AMS Corporation and Institutional Membership have been designed to meet the unique technical and marketing needs of all organizations.

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Member Benefits

Today more than ever, our work is helping bring  the water, weather, and climate community together.  See what research, data, and peer expertise AMS members have access to.

Corporation and Institutional Membership

Corporation and Institutional Membership not only provides tangible benefits such as reduced journal subscription rates and discounts on advertising, but enhances corporate and academic recognition within the scientific community as well.