Archive Statements of the AMS

The following statement(s) have expired and are here for historical purposes and do not represent statements of the AMS that are “in force” at this time.

Atmospheric Ozone
Atmospheric Ozone

(Adopted by AMS Council on 7 January 2018)

Water Resources in the 21st Century

(Adopted by AMS Council on 30 May 2017)

Bachelor's Degree in Atmospheric Science

(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)

Climate Services

(Adopted by the AMS Council 17 September 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)


(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) 

Climate Change 2007

Adopted by AMS Council on 1 February 2007) Bull. Amer. Met. Soc., 88, 418

Climate Change 2012

(Adopted by AMS Council 20 August 2012) 

Climate Change Research: Issues for the Atmospheric and Related Sciences

(Adopted by the Council 9 February 2003), Bull. Amer. Met. Soc., 84, 508—515

Climate Services

(Adopted by the AMS Council 10 August 2012)

Earth Science Education

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

Enabling National Weather and Climate Priorities

(Adopted by AMS Council on 17 September 2008)

Endorsement of the 'Joint Academies' Statement: Global Response to Climate Change

Adopted by AMS Council on 1 July 2005) Bull. Amer. Met. Soc.86

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

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