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American Meteorological Society §

Purpose and Objective

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 14,000 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.

Acronym: AMS

Country or Region: United States of America

Established Since: 1919

Number of Members: 14,000




Bulletin of the AMS

Earth Interactions

Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences

Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology

Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology

Journal of Climate

Journal of Hydrometeorology

Journal of Physical Oceanography

Monthly Weather Review

Weather and Forecasting

Weather, Climate, and Society

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