BAMS Ad Specifications and Production Notes

Ad Specifications

Bleed-page size (8" x 10.75")

Trim-page size (7.875" x 10.5")

Full page (6.5" x 9.125")

One-half page - horizontal only (6.5" x 3.5")

One-quarter page - horizontal only (4.2" x 3.5")

Ad Materials

BAMS is printed on an offset press. Acceptable file types: TIFF, PDF, EPS. Fonts must be embedded and optimized for print. Colors should be CMYK format only. File resolution should be a minimum of 300 dpi. Flash files for animations in Digital BAMs (no larger than 5 MB).

Closing Dates and Cancellations

The monthly deadline for advertising insertion orders is the 28th of the month three months prior to month of issue. Materials are due the 4th of the month two months prior to month of issue. For example, the closing date for insertion orders for the June issue is March 28th and materials are due by April 4th. Cancellations are not accepted after closing date of orders.

Ad Design Services

The American Meteorological Society provides typesetting, layout, and design services for clients advertising in the Bulletin. Fees for design services are $50 for a one-quarter-page ad, $100 for a one-half-page ad, and $175 for a one-page ad.