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- November 28, 2023
- Be There: The Daniel Keyser Symposium
- The Daniel Keyser Symposium will advance the science of synoptic-dynamic meteorology and celebrate the contributions of Prof. Daniel Keyser.
- November 15, 2023
- Irrigation and Storms in the Inner Mongolian Desert
- An irrigation oasis that generates storms is providing unusual, real-world evidence about the effects of sharp vegetation contrasts on weather.
- October 27, 2023
- Building Community to Solve the Big Challenges in Weather, Water, and Climate
- At the Summer Community Meeting, professionals from the private, public, and academic sectors come together in person and virtually to share their visions for the future of the weather, water, and climate enterprise(s).
- October 12, 2023
- “Once in a Generation”: The 2022 Buffalo Blizzard
- The devastating 2022 Buffalo Blizzard left 47 dead. A National Weather Service meteorologist describes being caught in the storm and NWS's work to warn the public.
- September 28, 2023
- Who Creates the Future of AMS Peer Review? Maybe You Do!
- What's the future of peer review at AMS--and how can YOU help shape it?
- September 25, 2023
- What Do Non-Scientists Need to Understand about Peer Review?
- Scientific peer review helps shape the role of science in your world.
- Bachelor's Degree in Atmospheric Science
Adopted by the AMS Council 17 November 2023
- September 6, 2023
- International report confirms record-high greenhouse gases, global sea level, and ocean heat in 2022
- June 30, 2023
- American Meteorological Society Issues Statement Affirming Importance of Equity, Inclusion, and Justice
- August 31, 2022
- International Report Confirms Record-High Greenhouse Gases, Sea Levels and Ocean Heat in 2021
The international annual review of the world’s climate, led by scientists from NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information and published by the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society(AMS), is based on contributions from more than 530 scientists in over 60 countries. It provides the most comprehensive update on Earth’s climate indicators, notable weather events and other data collected by environmental monitoring stations and instruments located on land, water, ice and in space.
- December 15, 2021
- Annual Climate Attribution Research Examines 2020 Extreme Weather Events
Failed monsoon rains that reignited the southwestern US drought, massive flooding in central China, a spring heat wave in western Europe, and Siberian wildfires were some of the extreme weather events made more likely by human-caused climate change in 2020, according to new research published today in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (BAMS).
- December 9, 2021
- New AMS Executive Director Named
I am happy to announce that the AMS Council has appointed Dr. Stella Kafka as the next AMS Executive Director. Stella comes to AMS from the American Association of Variable Star Observers (AAVSO), a nonprofit worldwide scientific and educational organization of amateur and professional astronomers, where she is currently Executive Director.
- September 14, 2021
- AMS Education Program Creating New Teacher Professional Development Course, Project Ice
- The American Meteorological Society announces a new partnership with the Center for Oldest Ice Exploration (COLDEX), a National Science Foundation-funded effort lead by Oregon State University, to discover Antarctica's oldest ice and through it, learn more about how the Earth's climate has changed throughout its history.
- August 25, 2021
- International Report Confirms Record-High Greenhouse Gases, Sea Levels
Greenhouse gases and global sea levels both reached record highs in 2020—as the planet sweltered in a near-record warm year—according to the 31st annual State of the Climate report.
- April 17, 2023
- AMS Inputs to National Spectrum Strategy
- October 28, 2022
- Letter to Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation on Radiofrequency Spectra Vital to Earth System Observation and Emergency Management
- September 13, 2022
- Multi-organization letter on the SPRES Program Report
- April 25, 2022
- Multi-organization letter to Congress on the Ligado Order
- November 16, 2021
- Joint letter to Senate Commerce Committee on FCC Chair nominee
- October 28, 2021
- Multi-society letter supporting weather and climate funding in reconciliation package