Professionals

Your work makes a difference.

AMS full membership is open to scientists, graduate students, and other professionals in the weather, water, and climate community.

Connect

Join thousands of your peers and colleagues at meetings throughout the country and across the globe, from the Annual Meeting to local meetups. Stay in touch and exchange new ideas through AMS Community. Collaborate on projects, papers, and committees, both online and in person, that make a difference.

Learn

Access cutting-edge research through top-ranking journals and publications, including complimentary subscriptions to the award-winning Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, Physics Today, and EARTH Magazine and discounted subscriptions to Weatherwise and the Journal of Geoscience Education.

Share

Let the world know about your work by publishing in our journals or books or presenting at our meetings. Provide your expertise as a peer reviewer or volunteer editor for our journals. Or reach out in person through Weatherfest and our Education and Policy programs.

Lead

Demonstrate your commitment to the profession and push your community to the next level. Take part in the organization as an editor or peer reviewer, a member of one of our boards or committees, or a mentor in the Mentoring365 program.

Advance

Build the career you've always dreamed of. With great networking opportunities, industry-specific job postings, professional development courses, and internationally respected credentials, AMS helps you get ahead while making a difference.

Find the AMS membership that’s right for you

Member

For professionals throughout the weather and climate enterprise who have 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.

  • A subscription to AMS’s flagship magazine, the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (BAMS) in print and enhanced digital form, where you can read weather-related articles, book reviews, and program announcements and learn about upcoming AMS sponsored or cosponsored meetings, symposia, and workshops
  • A subscription to Physics Today, the most influential and closely followed physics magazine in the world, and a digital subscription to EARTH Magazine, the most well-known magazine throughout the geoscience community
  • Shape the future of the Society by voting in AMS elections
  • Access to the AMS Community platform, which allows you to connect and share with other AMS members
  • Discounted certification application and renewal fees for broadcasters and consultants
  • Greatly reduced subscription rates to our world-class peer-reviewed journals, Weatherwise magazine, and the Journal of Geoscience Education
  • Discounted registration fees for AMS Annual Meetings and specialty meetings
  • Stay current on emerging research and expand technical knowledge by participating in discounted AMS short courses and workshops
  • Enjoy deep discounts and free domestic ground shipping on new and classic titles in the AMS Books collection
  • Get a leg up on the competition with priority access to our Online Career Center
  • A subscription to News You Can Use, our weekly, members-only, electronic newsletter that highlights topics in meteorology and the related sciences from sources around the world
  • Enroll in Mentoring365, a new mentorship program developed to facilitate the sharing of professional knowledge, expertise, skills, insights, and experiences through dialogue and collaborative learning
  • Reciprocal memberships with peer organizations, including the Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society, the Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society, the Chinese Meteorological Organizationthe Indian Meteorological Society, and the Royal Meteorological Society

$111 per year

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Member with Student Privileges

A heavily discounted membership for those who meet the qualifications for Member and are also enrolled at least half-time at an accredited institution of higher learning.

  • Enjoy discounted registration fees for AMS Annual Meetings and specialty meetings; as a Member with Student Privileges, you are also eligible to apply for student travel grants
  • A subscription to AMS’s flagship magazine, the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (BAMS) in print and enhanced digital form, where you can read weather-related articles, book reviews, and program announcements and learn about upcoming AMS sponsored or cosponsored meetings, symposia, and workshops
  • A subscription to Physics Today, the most influential and closely followed physics magazine in the world, and a digital subscription to EARTH Magazine, the most well-known magazine throughout the geoscience community
  • Shape the future of the Society by voting in AMS elections
  • Access to the AMS Community platform, which allows you to connect and share with other AMS members
  • Discounted certification application and renewal fees for broadcasters and consultants
  • Greatly reduced subscription rates to our world-class peer-reviewed journals, Weatherwise magazine, and the Journal of Geoscience Education
  • Discounted registration fees for AMS Annual Meetings and specialty meetings
  • Stay current on emerging research and expand technical knowledge by participating in discounted AMS short courses and workshops
  • Enjoy deep discounts and free domestic ground shipping on new and classic titles in the AMS Books collection
  • Get a leg up on the competition with priority access to our Online Career Center
  • A subscription to News You Can Use, our weekly, members-only, electronic newsletter that highlights topics in meteorology and the related sciences from sources around the world
  • Enroll in Mentoring365, a new mentorship program developed to facilitate the sharing of professional knowledge, expertise, skills, insights, and experiences through dialogue and collaborative learning
  • Reciprocal memberships with peer organizations, including the Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society, the Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society, the Chinese Meteorological Organizationthe Indian Meteorological Society, and the Royal Meteorological Society

$111 $20 per year

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Member from Countries with Developing Economies

AMS is pleased to offer membership at a fraction of the regular cost for scientists and other professionals from countries with developing economies. The current list of eligible countries is updated yearly on 1 July.

  • A subscription to AMS’s flagship magazine, the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (BAMS) in print and enhanced digital form, where you can read weather-related articles, book reviews, and program announcements and learn about upcoming AMS sponsored or cosponsored meetings, symposia, and workshops
  • A subscription to Physics Today, the most influential and closely followed physics magazine in the world, and a digital subscription to EARTH Magazine, the most well-known magazine throughout the geoscience community
  • Shape the future of the Society by voting in AMS elections
  • Access to the AMS Community platform, which allows you to connect and share with other AMS members
  • Greatly reduced subscription rates to our world-class peer-reviewed journals, Weatherwise magazine, and the Journal of Geoscience Education
  • Discounted registration fees for AMS Annual Meetings and specialty meetings
  • Enjoy deep discounts and free domestic ground shipping on new and classic titles in the AMS Books collection
  • Get a leg up on the competition with priority access to our Online Career Center
  • A subscription to News You Can Use, our weekly, members-only, electronic newsletter that highlights topics in meteorology and the related sciences from sources around the world
  • Enroll in Mentoring365, a new mentorship program developed to facilitate the sharing of professional knowledge, expertise, skills, insights, and experiences through dialogue and collaborative learning
  • Reciprocal memberships with peer organizations, including the Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society, the Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society, the Chinese Meteorological Organizationthe Indian Meteorological Society, and the Royal Meteorological Society

$111 $20 per year

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Affiliate Member

You may join AMS at a reduced rate if you are already a member of the Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society, Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society, Chinese Meteorological Society, Indian Meteorological Society, or the Royal Meteorological Society.

  • A subscription to AMS’s flagship magazine, the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (BAMS) in print and enhanced digital form, where you can read weather-related articles, book reviews, and program announcements and learn about upcoming AMS sponsored or cosponsored meetings, symposia, and workshops
  • A subscription to Physics Today, the most influential and closely followed physics magazine in the world, and a digital subscription to EARTH Magazine, the most well-known magazine throughout the geoscience community
  • Access to the AMS Community platform, which allows you to connect and share with other AMS members
  • Discounted certification application and renewal fees for broadcasters and consultants
  • Greatly reduced subscription rates to our world-class peer-reviewed journals, Weatherwise magazine, and the Journal of Geoscience Education
  • Discounted registration fees for AMS Annual Meetings and specialty meetings
  • Stay current on emerging research and expand technical knowledge by participating in discounted AMS short courses and workshops
  • Enjoy deep discounts and free domestic ground shipping on new and classic titles in the AMS Books collection
  • Get a leg up on the competition with priority access to our Online Career Center
  • A subscription to News You Can Use, our weekly, members-only, electronic newsletter that highlights topics in meteorology and the related sciences from sources around the world
  • Enroll in Mentoring365, a new mentorship program developed to facilitate the sharing of professional knowledge, expertise, skills, insights, and experiences through dialogue and collaborative learning
  • Reciprocal memberships with peer organizations, including the Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society, the Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society, the Chinese Meteorological Organizationthe Indian Meteorological Society, and the Royal Meteorological Society

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Member Emeritus

If you have been an AMS member for at least 25 years, and you are at least 70 years old, you may convert your membership to Member Emeritus. This membership category has all the benefits of regular membership and no yearly fee.

  • Your choice: a subscription to the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (BAMS) in print and enhanced digital form, where you can read weather-related articles, book reviews, and program announcements and learn about upcoming AMS sponsored or cosponsored meetings, symposia, and workshops, or Weatherwise, which offers a colorful and nontechnical look at the latest discoveries in meteorology and climatology
  • A subscription to Physics Today, the most influential and closely followed physics magazine in the world, and a digital subscription to EARTH Magazine, the most well-known magazine throughout the geoscience community
  • Shape the future of the Society by voting in AMS elections
  • Access to the AMS Community platform, which allows you to connect and share with other AMS members
  • Greatly reduced subscription rates to our world-class peer-reviewed journals, Weatherwise magazine, and the Journal of Geoscience Education
  • Discounted registration fees for AMS Annual Meetings and specialty meetings
  • Stay current on emerging research and expand technical knowledge by participating in discounted AMS short courses and workshops
  • Enjoy deep discounts and free domestic ground shipping on new and classic titles in the AMS Books collection
  • Learn about new opportunities in your field with priority access to our Online Career Center
  • A subscription to News You Can Use, our weekly, members-only, electronic newsletter that highlights topics in meteorology and the related sciences from sources around the world
  • Enroll in Mentoring365, a new mentorship program developed to facilitate the sharing of professional knowledge, expertise, skills, insights, and experiences through dialogue and collaborative learning
  • Reciprocal memberships with peer organizations, including the Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society, the Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society, the Chinese Meteorological Organizationthe Indian Meteorological Society, and the Royal Meteorological Society

$111 per year Free!

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