Statements of the AMS in Force

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)
Requests to serve on the drafting committee are due by April 9, 2021.

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) 

Geoengineering the Climate System

(Readopted by the AMS Council on 6 January 2013) 

Green Meetings

(Adopted by the AMS Council on 3 January 2011) 

Inadvertent Weather Modification

(Adopted by the AMS Council on 2 November 2010) 

Free and Open Exchange of Environmental Data

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

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)