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2009-07-21 19:32:04

Geoengineering - deliberately manipulating physical, chemical, or biological aspects of the Earth system to confront climate change – could contribute to a comprehensive risk management strategy to slow climate change but could also create considerable new risks, according to a policy statement released by the American Meteorological Society (AMS) today.

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2009-04-21 13:50:00

Climate change is resulting in massive drying of some of the world’s biggest rivers, according to a report released on Tuesday.

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2009-04-15 08:13:55

If Mark Twain were alive today he might rephrase his frequently cited observation about everyone talking about the weather but not doing anything about it to say, "Everyone reads or watches weather forecasts, but many people don't understand them."

2009-01-14 13:38:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA climate scientist James E. Hansen has been chosen by his peers to receive the 2009 Carl-Gustaf Rossby Research Medal, the highest honor bestowed by the American Meteorological Society (AMS).

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2008-11-06 16:16:07

A new study by Northern Illinois University scientists underscores the danger of nighttime tornadoes and suggests that warning systems that have led to overall declines in tornado death rates might not be adequate for overnight events, which occur most frequently in the nation's mid-South region.

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2008-08-21 10:00:00

Scientists are urging the next U.S. president to protect the country from climate change, and they are using economic data to back up their request.

2008-08-12 03:00:55

By Stanitski, Diane M Charlevoix, Donna J AMS MEMBERSHIP SURVEY RESULTS Student membership in the AMS is on the rise. The number of student members increased from 2,162 in 2005 to 2,511 by the end of 2006, and exceeded 3,000 in 2007.

2008-07-12 03:00:09

By Voss, Katrina A witty, oxymoronic proverb from statistician George Box reads as follows: "All models are wrong; some models are useful." When I first heard it, the quoter-my husband-used it to refer to his work as a geneticist.

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2008-03-19 08:15:00

Scientists know that air pollution particles from mid-latitude cities migrate to the Arctic and form an ugly haze, but a new University of Utah study finds surprising evidence that polar explorers saw the same phenomenon as early as 1870.

2006-12-24 03:00:09

By Thomas-Medwid, Rachel S GENENE FISHER Senior Policy Fellow Genene Fisher always thought she would be a research scientist, but instead she took a slight detour when she decided to pursue science policy at the AMS Policy Program.


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Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology
2012-05-16 12:05:09

The Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology is a scientific journal published monthly by the American Meteorological Society. It was formerly titled the “Journal of Applied Meteorology.” This journal covers applied research related to physical meteorology, weather modification, satellite meteorology, radar meteorology, boundary layer processes, air pollution meteorology (including dispersion and chemical processes), agricultural and forest meteorology, and applied meteorological...

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