This year’s Presidential Forum will include presentations and discussion about how our current observations serve societal needs and the limitations, vulnerabilities, and requirements for our future Earth observing system.
These talks are intended to highlight, discipline by discipline, the history, foundational knowledge, and research challenges that drive our field forward as a whole, as well as providing information on and addressing the topic of the greatest observational needs in the subdisciplines of each particular conference with the specific or closely related field.
AMS local chapters will display posters highlighting all the interesting and exciting activities that AMS Local Chapters are involved in.
These 30-minute presentations will focus on the complex weather of the Pacific Northwest along with a summary of major national weather features and forecast issues.
Featuring M. J. McDermott. Ms. McDermott is currently a morning meteorologist on the FOX affiliate in Seattle, Washington (Q13 News) and is an author of three books, including the upcoming Forecasting your Brightest Future: 10 Tools from a Meteorologist to Help You Get What You Want out of Life.