The American Meteorological Society promotes the development and
dissemination of information and education on the atmospheric and
related oceanic and hydrologic sciences and the advancement of their
professional applications. Founded in 1919, AMS has a membership of more
than 14,000 professionals, students, and weather enthusiasts. AMS
publishes eleven atmospheric and related oceanic and hydrologic journals
— in print and online — sponsors more than 12 conferences annually, and
offers numerous programs and services.