The American Meteorological Society (AMS) is holding their Joint 21st Satellite Meteorology, Oceanography and Climatology Conference and 20th Conference on Air-Sea Interaction on 15-19 August 2016 in Madison, WI. The conference is organized by the AMS Committee on Satellite Meteorology, Oceanography, and Climatology and all conference sessions will be held at the Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center, One John Nolen Drive Madison, WI 53703 Phone: 608.261.4000
The Scientific and Technological Activities Commission (STAC) is what drives AMS and is comprised of 6 Boards and 30 Committees that compose STAC are made up of hundreds of volunteers primarily from the professional and student membership of the Society, who work to support the dissemination of knowledge in the specific subject areas covered by each Committee and Board. The primary means of accomplishing this is through the organization of specialized conferences that offer an opportunity for scientists and technologists to present their findings to, and interact with others working in their area of specialization. Read the Terms of Reference for a complete overview of STAC.
The Policy Program promotes understanding and use of science and services relating to weather, water, and climate. Our goal is to help the nation, and the world, avoid risks and realize opportunities associated with the Earth system. The Mission of the American Meteorological Society is to advance the atmospheric and related sciences, technologies, applications, and services for the benefit of society. Founded in 1919, the American Meteorological Society is the nation’s premier scientific and professional organization promoting and disseminating information about the atmospheric, oceanic, hydrologic sciences. The more than 13,000 members include scientists, researchers, educators, broadcast meteorologists, students, weather enthusiasts, and other professionals in the fields of weather, water, and climate. AMS is a 501(c)3 non-profit membership organization, headquartered in the historic Harrison Gray Otis House in Boston’s Beacon Hill neighborhood with an office in Washington, DC dedicated to education and policy programs.
AMS is committed to strengthening the incredible work being done across the public, private, and academic sectors by high level collaboration and information sharing of the best, most current scientific knowledge and understanding available.