Richard H. Johnson Symposium

Abstract Information

Abstracts are due by 3 August 2021 at 11:59 PM EDT

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Abstract Fee and Author Instructions

Call for Papers

Papers for the Richard H. Johnson Symposium are solicited on the following:

  • Dynamics of organized tropical convection;
  • Global monsoons;
  • Influences of the boundary layer on weather and climate;
  • Mesoscale convective systems and other mesoscale phenomena and processes

Student Award Opportunities

The Richard H. Johnson Symposium will be awarding prizes for best student poster presentations at the 2022 AMS Annual Meeting. Three awards will be presented for the top student poster presentations ($125 each)


To be eligible, students must have indicated their willingness to be considered for student competitions when submitting their abstracts, must be either undergraduate or graduate students currently enrolled at a university, and must be the lead author of and personally present their work. Students will be judged based on the quality, applicability, and creativity of their research, as well as the strength and clarity of the presentation of their results.

Conference Contacts

For additional information, please contact the program chair: Russ Schumacher (