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Philippine Meteorological Society

Purpose and Objective

The main purpose or goal of the Society is to promote the advancement of atmospheric sciences and other related disciplines in the Philippines

Society’s mission

  • Develop and disseminate knowledge of meteorology and related hydrologic sciences (hereinafter referred to as "Meteorology")
  • Promote and advance the professional application of Meteorology
  • Encourage collaboration amongst Members of the Society, individuals, bodies both corporate and non-corporate who may share the Society's interest in Meteorology
  • Promote among the public an understanding of weather and an appreciation of the value of Meteorology and its applications

Objectives of the Society

  • To formulate, implement and coordinate projects to strengthen education, research and development in the atmospheric and related sciences;
  • To establish linkages with universities/colleges, operational forecast centers/offices, meteorological societies, non-government organizations and the private sector;
  • To conduct research and extension services in various sectors impacted by climate change;
  • To conduct training, seminars, workshops, symposia, etc. on atmospheric science and related disciplines;
  • To publish and distribute results of research and other scientific information on atmospheric and other related fields;
  • To promote meteorology, hydrology, climatology, agrometeorology, and astronomy as a profession; and
  • To administers gifts, grants and donations of cash, property and services that will redound to the benefit of the society

Acronym: PMS

Country or Region: Philippines

Established Since: 18 July 1952

Number of Members: 217 (as of 31 December 2016)

Website: www.phmetsoc.org

Contact:

Current President: Esperanza O. Cayananemail          

Tel/Fax: 632-9221996

Publications:

Proceedings of the National Meteorological Hydrological Convention (latest issue is for 11th Convention, 2016)

Other Society Information:

Activities conducted to promote the meteorology particularly to students:

  • On-the-Spot Writing Contest
  • On the Spot Poster Making Contest
  • Photo Contest – Atmospheric Phenomena as the subject