AMS Awards & Honors

Every scientific organization seeks to acknowledge those individuals, teams of people, and organizations whose work should be recognized for its greater purpose and value to the entire enterprise. AMS invites its members and friends to nominate those colleagues who are so deserving of recognition.

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Nominations are now being accepted through 1 May 2023.

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Awards & Honors Recipients

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Nominations are due on 1 May 2023
With over 35 awards spanning science to journalism and more, help us recognize those whose work and dedication have had a profound impact on the weather, water, and climate science community.

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Nominations are due on 1 May 2023
Those eligible for election to Fellow shall have made outstanding contributions to the atmospheric or related oceanic or hydrologic sciences or their applications during a substantial period of years.

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Honorary Members

Nominations are due on 1 May 2023
Honorary Members shall be persons of acknowledged preeminence in the atmospheric or related oceanic or hydrologic sciences, either through their own contributions to the sciences or their application or through furtherance of the advance of those sciences in some other way.

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Nominations are due on 1 May 2023
The Society’s lectureships are now intended to recognize outstanding mid-career scientists. Mid-career is nominally taken to include scientists who are within 10 to 20 years beyond earning their highest graduate degree or within 15 to 25 years beyond earning their baccalaureate.

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Named Symposia

Nominations are due on 1 May 2023
Recognition of scientists in the fields served by the AMS, living or deceased, in the form of a named conference or symposium or a named special collection in the Society's journals is an honor reserved for only the most outstanding of our colleagues.

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Named Sessions

Nominations are due on 1 May 2022
A named session honoring an individual may be held within an existing specialty conference or symposium on the recommendation of the STAC Commissioner and approval by the Executive Committee.