Fourth Special Symposium on Tropical Meteorology and Tropical Cyclones

Abstract Information

Abstracts are due by 24 August 2020 at 11:59 PM EST

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Abstract Fee and Author Instructions

The Fourth Special Symposium on Tropical Meteorology and Tropical Cyclones is sponsored by the American Meteorological Society and organized by the AMS Committee on Tropical Meteorology and Tropical Cyclones

Call for Papers

  • Advances and Challenges for Landfalling Tropical Cyclone Observations, Dynamics and Forecasting;
  • Rapid Intensification of Tropical Cyclones;
  • Special Conference Sessions on Women in the Tropics;
  • Tropical Cyclones and the Upper Troposphere-Lower Stratosphere;
  • Tropical Cyclone Research and Forecasting: Multi-Scale Processes and Model Development

Joint Sessions

  • Machine Learning Approaches to Characterize Tropical Weather (Joint between the Fourth Special Symposium on Tropical Meteorology and Tropical Cyclones and the 20th Conference on Artificial Intelligence for Environmental Science);
  • Tropical Convection (Joint between the Fourth Special Symposium on Tropical Meteorology and Tropical Cyclones and the Ninth Symposium on the Madden-Julian Oscillation and Sub-Seasonal Monsoon Variability);
  • Tropical Waves, Dynamics, and Intraseasonal Variability (Joint between the Fourth Special Symposium on Tropical Meteorology and Tropical Cyclones and the Ninth Symposium on the Madden-Julian Oscillation and Sub-Seasonal Monsoon Variability)

Student Award Opportunities

Once abstracts have been submitted, the Tropical Meteorology/Tropical Cyclone committee
will offer three $500 travel grants to students whose abstracts have been accepted. Students who wish to apply must send the following documents to the program chairs (scott.a.braun@nasa.gov and
eric.s.blake@noaa.gov) no later than Oct 29 2020.

  • Statement of why they wish to attend the AMS Annual Meeting
  • Statement of commitment to attend if they receive the travel grant
  • Letter of support from their adviser 

Conference Contacts

For additional information, please contact the program chairs: Scott Braun (email: scott.a.braun@nasa.gov) and Eric Blake (email: eric.s.blake@noaa.gov).