Archive Statements of the AMS

The following statement(s) have expired and are here for historical purposes and do not represent statements of the AMS that are “in force” at this time.

Lightning Safety Awareness

(Adopted by the Council 29 April 2002), Bull. Amer. Met. Soc.,84, 260—261

Meteorological Drought

(Adopted by AMS Council on 23 December 2003), Bull. Amer. Met. Soc., 85 

Mobile Homes and Severe Windstorms

(Adopted by AMS Council on 8 October 2004) Bull. Amer. Met. Soc.86

On the Infrastructure Supporting Weather, Water, Environmental, and Climate Sciences, Services, and Assessments

(Adopted by the AMS Council on 1 October 2009)

Planned Weather Modification through Cloud Seeding

(Adopted by the AMS Council on 2 November 2010) 

Research and Operational Use of Environmental Satellites in Weather Applications as Part of an Integrated Earth Observing System

(Adopted by AMS Council on 25 January 2006) Bull. Amer. Met. Soc., 87

Space Weather

Adopted by AMS Council on 5 May 2008) Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 89

Statement on Seasonal to Interannual Climate Prediction

(Adopted by the Council 14 January 2001), Bull. Amer. Met. Soc.82, 701

Support for Automated Observations from U.S. Commercial Aircraft

(Adopted by AMS Council on 9 February 2003)
Bull. Amer. Met. Soc., 84, 515—517

The Energy Sector and Earth Observations, Sciences, and Services

(Adopted by the AMS Council 20 September 2012)

The Public/Private Partnership in the Provision of Weather and Climate Services

(Adopted by the Executive Committee 23 July 1999), Bull. Amer. Met. Soc.80, 2099—2101

Weather Analysis and Forecasting

(Adopted by AMS Council on 25 March 2015)
Requests to serve on the drafting committee are due by April 9, 2021.

Weather, Water, and Climate Priorities

(Adopted by the AMS Council 26 May 2016)
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What is a Meteorologist? A Professional Guideline

(Adopted by the Council 28 September 1990), Bull. Amer. Met. Soc.72, 61