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AMS’s K-12 Science Teachers Educational Outreach Initiative
Purpose: Connect teachers with some of the most innovative and forwarding thinking scientists in our Nation and to create a partnership to enhance our Nation’s ability to understand the causes of andresponse to severe weather events.

First-Time Attendees

This session is designed to provide first-time attendees with an overview of the annual meeting and suggestions on how to get the most out of their time while attending the meeting


Press credentials are required for access to all conferences, special programs, and the exhibits.

93rd AMS Annual Meeting

The theme for the 2013 AMS Annual Meeting wasTaking Predictions to the Next Level: Expanding Beyond Today's Weather, Water, and Climate Forecasting and Projections.  Read More

Blog Posts from The Front Page

5 April 2013
Hurricane Center Changes Policy to Include Sandy-like Storms; AMS Forum Assists
If another storm like Sandy threatens land while on the cusp between tropical and extratropical classification, National Hurricane Center (NHC) forecasters will have a green light to issue or maintain watches and warnings as well as advisories, even after transition. That’s the policy change NWS/NHC made this week after months of animated debate among forecasters, […]
15 February 2013
Hurricane Sandy: NHC Final Report and AMS Town Hall Presentations Online
The National Hurricane Center released its post-storm report on Hurricane Sandy this week, confirming the many nuances of the late-season monster storm we already knew. Yet it’s the details, provided by scientists attuned to getting the minutiae right, that make the report an inviting read. For starters, the NHC report confirms that Sandy wasn’t a […]
10 January 2013
UCAR Videos Bring the Past Back into Focus
For history buffs, YouTube is an incredibly addictive site. Are you a football fan? Maybe you’d like to watch some highlights from games played in 1976. More of a rock ‘n roll enthusiast? Check out the remastered version of the Beatles’ legendary appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show in 1964. But if you’re interested in […]
10 January 2013
ASLI Chooses the Best Books of the Year
The Atmospheric Science Librarians International (ASLI) announced their ASLI Choice Award winners for 2012 on Wednesday afternoon at the ASLI exhibit. The awards, now in their eighth year, are presented for the best books of the year in the atmospheric sciences and are judged in the following criteria: uniqueness, comprehensiveness, usefulness, quality, authoritativeness, organization, illustrations/diagrams, […]
10 January 2013
2013 Recipient of Biometeorology Award Aims to Resolve Complex Boundary Layer Interactions
Thomas Foken, professor of micrometeorology at the University of Bayreuth Center of Ecology and Environmental Research in Bayreuth, Germany, is the 2013 recipient of the AMS Award for Outstanding Achievement in Biometeorology. Specifically, Dr. Foken received this award for many contributions, as a researcher and educator, to the understanding and measurement of atmosphere-biosphere interactions and […]
9 January 2013
Broadcast Meteorologist Explains the Climate Change Impacts Already Affecting His Viewers
Chief Meteorologist Jim Gandy of the Columbia, South Carolina, CBS affiliate station WLTX-TV is the 2013 recipient of the AMS Award For Excellence in Science Reporting by a Broadcast Meteorologist. Mr. Gandy received the award and recognition forĀ pioneering efforts to educate viewers about climate change and explaining how it already affects them. In an interview […]