Statements of the AMS in Force

Best Practices for the Dissemination of Weather Warnings to the Public

(Adopted by the AMS Council 7 January 2018)

Atmospheric Ozone

(Adopted by AMS Council on 7 January 2018)

Bachelor's Degree in Atmospheric Science

(Adopted by AMS Council on 30 May 2017)

Water Resources in the 21st Century

(Adopted by AMS Council on 30 May 2017)

Flash Floods: The Role of Science, Forecasting, and Communications in Reducing Loss of Life and Economic Disruptions

(Adopted by AMS Council on 17 April 2017)

Freedom of Scientific Expression

(Readopted by AMS Council on 22 January 2017)

Best Practices for Publicly Sharing Weather Information Via Social Media

(Adopted by the AMS Council 22 January 2017)

Weather, Water, and Climate Priorities

(Adopted by the AMS Council 26 May 2016)
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Climate Services

(Adopted by the AMS Council 17 September 2015)

Weather Analysis and Forecasting

(Adopted by AMS Council on 25 March 2015)

One Health

(Adopted by the AMS Council 4 January 2015)

Earth System Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education

(Adopted by the AMS Council on 19 May 2014)

Strengthening Social Sciences in the Weather–Climate Enterprise

(Adopted by the AMS Council on 2 February 2014)

Full and Open Access to Data

(Adopted by AMS Council on 4 December 2013) 


(Adopted by AMS Council on 19 September 2013)

Space Weather

(Adopted by AMS Council on 9 July 2013) 

Climate Science is Core to Science Education

(Adopted by the AMS Executive Committee on 23 May 2013) 

Geoengineering the Climate System

(Readopted by the AMS Council on 6 January 2013) 

The Energy Sector and Earth Observations, Sciences, and Services

(Adopted by the AMS Council 20 September 2012)

Climate Change

(Adopted by AMS Council 20 August 2012) 

Green Meetings

(Adopted by the AMS Council on 3 January 2011) 

Inadvertent Weather Modification

(Adopted by the AMS Council on 2 November 2010) 

Planned Weather Modification through Cloud Seeding

(Adopted by the AMS Council on 2 November 2010) 

On the Infrastructure Supporting Weather, Water, Environmental, and Climate Sciences, Services, and Assessments

(Adopted by the AMS Council on 1 October 2009)

Radio Frequency Allocations for Meteorological Operations and Research

(Adopted by the AMS Council on 1 October 2009) 

Enhancing Weather Information with Probability Forecasts

(Adopted by AMS Council on 12 May 2008) Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc. 89

Endorsement of the Recommendations in "Earth Science and Applications from Space: National Imperatives for the Next Decade and Beyond"

 (Adopted by AMS Council on 21 May 2007) Bull. Amer. Met. Soc., 88

Hurricane Forecasting in the United States

(Adopted by AMS Council on 14 March 2007) Bull. Amer. Met. Soc.88, 950 

Endorsement of the WMO IWTC-VI “Statement on Tropical Cyclones and Climate Change”

(Adopted by AMS Council on 14 January 2007) Bull. Amer. Met. Soc.88, 422 

Earth Science Education

(Adopted by AMS Council on 29 January 2006) Bull. Amer. Met. Soc.,87 

Tornado Forecasting and Warning

(Adopted by AMS Council on 8 October 2004) Bull. Amer. Met. Soc.86

Lightning Safety Awareness

(Adopted by the Council 29 April 2002), Bull. Amer. Met. Soc.,84, 260—261

Free and Open Exchange of Environmental Data

(Adopted by the Council 13 January 2002),Bull. Amer. Met. Soc.83, 452—456 

Expectations Concerning Media Performance During Severe Weather Emergencies

(Adopted by the Council 14 January 2001), Bull. Amer. Met. Soc.82, 705

Tornado Preparedness and Safety

(Adopted by the Council 14 February 2000), Bull. Amer. Met. Soc.81, 1061—1065