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Encyclopedia > American Meteorological Society

The American Meteorological Society promotes the development and dissemination of information and education on the atmospheric and related oceanic and hydrologic sciences and the advancement of their professional applications. Founded in 1919, AMS has a membership of more than 11 000 professionals, professors, students, and weather enthusiasts. AMS publishes nine atmospheric and related oceanic and hydrologic journals — in print and online — sponsors more than 12 conferences annually, and offers numerous programs and services.


The AMS has published a number of policy statements on issues related to its competence [1] (http://www.ametsoc.org/policy/amsstatements_inforce.html) on subjects such as drought [2] (http://www.ametsoc.org/policy/droughstatementfinal0304.html), ozone [3] (http://www.ametsoc.org/policy/atmozone_2003.html) and climate change research [4] (http://www.ametsoc.org/policy/climatechangeresearch-2003.html).


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About the AMS (372 words)
The American Meteorological Society promotes the development and dissemination of information and education on the atmospheric and related oceanic and hydrologic sciences and the advancement of their professional applications.
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Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 83, 1149-1165.
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Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 83, 1181-1190.
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