Roger Wakimoto, AMS president-elect (acting president), has been appointed the UCLA vice chancellor for research.
An international coalition of 33 meteorological and climate societies and institutions have released a Collective Global Climate Statement to coincide with Earth Day on April 22, which this year is focused on environmental and climate literacy.
AMS issued a new statement today advising on the role of science and communication in reducing loss of life in flash flooding situations. Accurate modeling and forecasting of flash floods combined with effective communication of warnings to the public offer the best hope for mitigating this perennial hazard.
The Climate Science Legal Defense Fund has asked the District of Columbia federal District Court to safeguard roughly 8,000 pages of privileged correspondence between nine climate scientists.
The American Meteorological Society (AMS) announced that Professor Timothy DelSole of George Mason University has been appointed co-chief editor of the Journal of Climate (JCLI).
The AMS readopted its official statement on "Freedom of Scientific Expression" during its Annual Meeting this week in Seattle.
AMS announces that Lockheed Martin Corporation will be a Corporate Patron for 2017.
This new release of BAMS Digital Edition provides an improved viewing experience whether you’re on a PC or mobile device.
Move provides quicker access to peer-reviewed scientific research.
The AMS announces winners of the 2017 elections for AMS president as well as five new council members, based on AMS membership voting.
The American Meteorological Society (AMS) today announced its 2017 award winners, Fellows, and Honorary Members, given out each year to recognize outstanding contributions made by individuals or organizations to the atmospheric, oceanic, and hydrologic sciences.
AMS has made an unprecedented 30% reduction in the time needed to prepare and publish accepted manuscripts to its scientific journals.
AMS Director of Publications Ken Heideman receives the Distinguished Service Award from the Council of Science Editors.
New research published by AMS uses satellite data to determine that the world’s top lightning hotspot is in northwest Venezuela, not in Africa’s Congo Basin, as previously thought.
The AMS eliminates author charges for its journal Weather, Climate, and Society to encourage more social scientists to submit papers.
U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker will take part in an informal Town Hall discussion at the 96th AMS Annual Meeting in New Orleans on January 11, 2016. Secretary Pritzker will provide remarks, followed by an armchair conversation with NOAA Administrator Dr. Kathryn Sullivan.
The American Meteorological Society announces the winners of its 2016 elections for AMS president as well as five new council members, based on AMS membership voting.
New Study Underscores Danger of Driving Is Greatest in and around Floodwaters.
Today NOAA released the report, “Explaining Extreme Events of 2014 from a Climate Perspective” published by the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, which addresses the natural and human causes of individual extreme events from around the world in 2014, including Antarctica.
AMS today announced the recipients of their 2016 AMS awards. Each year, AMS honors members of the weather, water, and climate community who have made significant contributions through research, communication, service, and other work in the atmospheric, oceanic, and hydrologic sciences.