23rd Conference on Applied Climatology Call For Papers

The 23rd Conference on Applied Climatology will be held 26–28 June 2017.  Sponsored by the American Meteorological Society, and organized by the AMS Committee on Applied Climatology and American Association of State Climatologists, the 23rd Conference on Applied Climatology will be held in conjunction with the American Association of State Climatologists Annual Meeting in Asheville, North Carolina.  A preliminary program, registration, hotel, and general information will be posted on the AMS website (http://www.ametsoc.org) by March 2017.

            Stemming from the AMS Annual Meeting Theme of “Observations Lead the Way” the 23rd Conference on Applied Climatology will build a devoted session around speakers and presentations on applied climate science utilizing and/or the building of observational weather and climate datasets in a variety of forms (e.g. surface observations, reanalysis data, proxy data, etc.).  There will also be a special session devoted to Dr. Kelly Redmond.

The Committee on Applied Climatology also encourages papers on the traditional topics of applied climatology:

  • Data quality and climate data sets
  • Linkages between weather and climate
  • Sectoral-based science and adaptation (including ecosystems, natural resources, agriculture, energy, coastal, and human systems)
  • Climate Services (including assessment of science, product, and service needs, assessment of impacts, and communication of climate science
  • Extreme events (monitoring, prediction, and impacts) such as drought, floods, severe weather outbreaks, freeze events, heat waves, etc.

The $95 abstract fee includes the submission of your abstract, the posting of your extended abstract, and the uploading and recording of your presentation which will be archived on the AMS Web site.

Please submit your abstract electronically via the Web by 27 February 2017 (refer to the AMS webpage at http://www.ametsoc.org/meet/online_submit.html).   An abstract fee of $95 (payable by credit card or purchase order) is charged at the time of submission (refundable only if abstract is not accepted).

             The Committee of Applied Climatology of the American Meteorological Society (AMS) is proud to award Best Student Prizes for best student presentation, runner-up student presentation, best student poster, and runner-up student poster at the 23rd Conference on Applied Climatology held 26–28 June 2017 in Asheville, North Carolina. These awards recognize outstanding student contributions based on an evaluation of both the submitted written paper and corresponding oral and poster presentation. 

     Students are asked at the time of the abstract submission if they want to be considered for such awards.  In addition, students who want to be considered for travel support will be asked to note this when submitting their abstract, and may be asked to submit a note of justification for funds. 

     Authors of accepted presentations will be notified via e-mail by 28 March 2017. All extended abstracts are to be submitted electronically and will be available online via the Web. Instructions for formatting extended abstracts will be posted on the AMS website.  All abstracts, extended abstracts and presentations will be available on the AMS website at no cost.

For additional information please contact the program chairperson(s), Olivia Kellner (kellnero@illinois.edu) and Trent Ford (twford@siu.edu).