American Meteorological Society

American Meteorological Society

[email protected]
Phone: 617-227-2425
Fax: 617-742-8718

45 Beacon Street Boston
MA 02108-3693

DC Office:
1200 New York Ave NW, Suites 450 & 500
Washington, DC 20005-3928

The AMS Mission 

The American Meteorological Society advances the atmospheric and related sciences, technologies, applications, and services for the benefit of society. 

Founded in 1919, the American Meteorological Society (AMS) is the nation’s premier scientific and professional organization promoting and disseminating information about the atmospheric, oceanic, hydrologic sciences. Our 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. We also have an office in Washington, DC, where we run our education and policy programs. 

AMS is committed to strengthening the incredible work being done across the public, private, and academic sectors. Our community knows that collaboration and information sharing are critical to ensuring that society benefits from the best, most current scientific knowledge and understanding available. 

Today, AMS provides global leadership in the fields of water, weather, and climate sciences by offering these activities and programs: 

  • Journals and Publications 
  • Annual and specialty Meetings 
  • Professional Certification 
  • Policy Program 
  • Education Program 
  • Awards and Honors 
  • AMS Books 
  • Commissions, Committees, and Boards 
  • Scholarships and Fellowships 

For further information regarding society activities, membership, or general inquiries please send an email to [email protected].

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