- December 21, 2015
- U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE SECRETARY PENNY PRITZKER TO SPEAK AT 96TH AMS ANNUAL MEETING
U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker will take part in an informal Town Hall discussion at the 96th AMS Annual Meeting in New Orleans on January 11, 2016. Secretary Pritzker will provide remarks, followed by an armchair conversation with NOAA Administrator Dr. Kathryn Sullivan.
- November 20, 2015
- AMS ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF 2016 ELECTIONS
The American Meteorological Society announces the winners of its 2016 elections for AMS president as well as five new council members, based on AMS membership voting.
- November 10, 2015
- WITH RISING FLOODWATERS COMES A WARNING TO MOTORISTS
New Study Underscores Danger of Driving Is Greatest in and around Floodwaters.
- November 5, 2015
- New Report Finds Human-Caused Climate Change Increased the Severity of Many Extreme Events in 2014
Today NOAA released the report, “Explaining Extreme Events of 2014 from a Climate Perspective” published by the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, which addresses the natural and human causes of individual extreme events from around the world in 2014, including Antarctica.
- October 1, 2015
- AMS NAMES 2016 AWARD WINNERS
AMS today announced the recipients of their 2016 AMS awards. Each year, AMS honors members of the weather, water, and climate community who have made significant contributions through research, communication, service, and other work in the atmospheric, oceanic, and hydrologic sciences.
- July 24, 2015
- AMS LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE TO BETTER SERVE WEATHER, WATER, AND CLIMATE COMMUNITY
AMS announces the launch of its new website, designed to better inform and serve the atmospheric, oceanic, and hydrologic science community. The site makes it easier for the community to be more active and involved and includes updated content and navigation, along with a brand new overall design.
- May 22, 2015
- Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society Article Outlines Twenty-Year Process to Create Meteorological Partnership Between US and Cuba
Few professions in the world benefit from the sharing of information as much as meteorology. Nearly all countries around the world realize the value of sharing meteorological data across their borders. This information collaboration is vital to scientific understanding of the atmosphere and the oceans, as well as essential for accurate forecasts and timely warnings of hurricanes, typhoons, and other severe
- January 7, 2015
- AMS ANNOUNCES NEW PARTNERSHIPS WITH FELLOW SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES
The American Meteorological Society (AMS) today announced two new partner agreements with meteorological societies of other countries to promote greater dialogue and collaboration with others working in the atmospheric, oceanic, and hydrologic sciences. The agreements, signed recently with the Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society (CMOS) and the Indian Meteorological Society (IMS), were announced at the 95th AMS Annual Meeting being held this week in Phoenix, Arizona.
- January 6, 2015
- AMS ANNOUNCES NEW AWARD IN HYDROLOGIC SCIENCES
The American Meteorological Society (AMS) today announced the creation of a new award honoring scientific research in the field of hydrologic sciences to more closely connect its work in atmospheric sciences with related oceanic and hydrologic sciences. The announcement was made at the 95th AMS Annual Meeting being held this week in Phoenix, Arizona.
- October 3, 2014
- AMS NAMES 2015 FELLOWS
OCTOBER 3, 2014 – BOSTON, MA – The American Meteorological Society (AMS) today named 28 of its members to the prestigious rank of AMS Fellow. The new Fellows are researchers, administrators, journalists, broadcasters, and others from across the water, weather, and climate community in the United States, Europe, Asia, and Australia.
- July 17, 2014
- Climate data from air, land, sea and ice in 2013 reflect trends of a warming planet [NOAA Press Release]
In 2013, the vast majority of worldwide climate indicators—greenhouse gases, sea levels, global temperatures, etc.—continued to reflect trends of a warmer planet, according to the indicators assessed in the State of the Climate in 2013 report, released online today by the American Meteorological Society.
- May 19, 2014
- American Meteorological Society holds 3rd Annual Climate Studies Diversity Project Workshop
Silver Spring, MD – The American Meteorological Society’s (AMS) Education Program and Second Nature welcome 23 professors and instructors of minority-serving institutions (MSIs) from across the country for a week-long workshop focused on climate change and sustainability related topics. Participants will hear presentations from highly regarded climate scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Pennsylvania State University, and NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.
- April 29, 2014
- A RISK MANAGEMENT FRAMEWORK IMPROVES THE RESILIENCE OF HEALTHCARE FACILITIES AND SERVICES TO HIGH-IMPACT WEATHER
WASHINGTON — April 29, 2014 - According to a new study by the American Meteorological Society (AMS) Policy Program, a risk management framework can improve the resilience of healthcare facilities and services to high-impact weather such as tornadoes and hurricanes. The report is based on a recent AMS Policy Program workshop, A Prescription for the 21st Century: Improving Resilience to High-Impact Weather for Healthcare Facilities and Services, held in Washington, DC in October 2013.
- March 19, 2014
- NEW STUDY SHOWS TV METEOROLOGISTS CAN TEACH VIEWERS ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE
BOSTON, MA – A new article published in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (BAMS) showed that television station WLTX in Columbia, South Carolina, improved viewers’ understanding of climate change and its local impact by airing special segments during news broadcasts.
- December 17, 2013
- 94th AMS Annual Meeting Highlights and Opportunities for Media
Boston, MA – The American Meteorological Society’s (AMS) 94th Annual Meeting is fast approaching with events running from February 2 – 6, 2014, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia.
- November 20, 2013
- Financial Decision Makers Need Weather and Climate Information to Manage Risks
WASHINGTON - Maximizing returns on financial investments depends on accurately understanding and effectively accounting for weather and climate risks, according to a new study by the American Meteorological Society (AMS) Policy Program.
- October 24, 2013
- American Meteorological Society and Second Nature Announce 3rd Annual AMS Climate Studies Course Implementation Workshop for MSI Faculty
As part of its Climate Studies Diversity Project, the American Meteorological Society (AMS) is partnering with Second Nature, the supporting organization of the American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment (ACUPCC), to introduce the AMS Climate Studies course at 100 minority-serving institutions (MSIs) over a five-year period.
- July 1, 2013
- Updates to the CBM Application Procedures Effective 1 July 2013
The AMS Board on Broadcast Meteorology is announcing an update to the on-air portion of the CBM application. If you or a colleague is considering applying for the CBM, these changes will apply. Please note, this is only a change to the video submission requirements; there are no changes to the educational requirements for the CBM program, or will there be any changes to the closed-book testing process.
- March 13, 2013
- New and backlist AMS books and monographs to be available via Springer.com and SpringerLink
The American Meteorological Society (AMS) is partnering with Springer to enable the electronic distribution of dozens of AMS’s books and monographs, including out-of-print legacy titles that will be made available through print-on-demand (POD) as well.
- October 11, 2012
- American Meteorological Society and Second Nature Announce 2nd Annual AMS Climate Studies Course Implementation Workshop for MSI Faculty
As part of its Climate Studies Diversity Project, the American Meteorological Society (AMS) has partnered with Second Nature, lead supporting organization of the American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment (ACUPCC), to introduce the AMS Climate Studies course at 100 minority-serving institutions (MSIs) over a five-year period.