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2020 AWARDS COMMITTEES.

The Council of the American Meteorological Society invites members of the AMS to submit nominations for the Society Awards, Lecturers, Named Symposia, Fellows, Honorary members, and nominees for elective Officers and Councilors of the Society.

Information regarding awards, including award descriptions, listings of previous recipients, and the process for submitting nominations are on the AMS website www.ametsoc.org/ams/index.cfm/about-ams/ams-awards-honors/awards/.

Each committee or commission listed below has the responsibility to select and submit to the Council the names of individuals nominated for the Society's awards listed. In most cases, a nomination package includes the name of the individual nominated, a two-page cv, a bibliography of no more than three pages, and three supporting letters. This package should be electronically submitted before 1 May 2020 for the awards that follow, unless stated otherwise. The nominees for most awards remain on the committee's active list for three years.

ATMOSPHERIC RESEARCH AWARDS (ARA) COMMITTEE

The Carl-Gustaf Rossby Research Medal

The Jule G. Charney Medal

The David and Lucille Atlas Remote Sensing Prize (biennial)

The Clarence Leroy Meisinger Award

The Henry G. Houghton Award

OCEANOGRAPHIC RESEARCH AWARDS (ORA) COMMITTEE

The Henry Stommel Research Medal

The Sverdrup Gold Medal

The Nicholas P. Fofonoff Award

HYDROLOGIC RESEARCH AWARDS (HRA) COMMITTEE

The Hydrologic Sciences Medal

SUOMI AWARD COMMITTEE

The Verner E. Suomi Technology Medal

AWARDS OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE

The Charles Franklin Brooks Award for Outstanding Services to the Society

The Cleveland Abbe Award for Distinguished Service to the Atmospheric and Related Sciences

The Joanne Simpson Mentorship Award

The Award for Outstanding Services by a Corporation Special Awards

EDUCATION AND HUMAN RESOURCES COMMISSION

The Louis J. Battan Author's Award (Adult and K - 12)

The Charles E. Anderson Award

The Edward N. Lorenz Teaching Excellence Award

The Award for Distinguished Science Journalism in the Atmospheric and Related Sciences

PROFESSIONAL AFFAIRS COMMISSION

The Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Advance of Applied Meteorology

The Award for Broadcast Meteorology

The Award for Excellence in Science Reporting by a Broadcast Meteorologist

The Henry T. Harrison Award for Outstanding Contributions by a Consulting Meteorologist

The Award for Early-Career Professional Achievement

COMMISSION ON THE WEATHER, WATER, AND CLIMATE ENTERPRISE

The Kenneth C. Spengler Award

LOCAL CHAPTER AFFAIRS COMMITTEE

Local Chapter of the Year Award (nomination form available online at www.ametsoc.org/ams/index.cfm/about-ams/ams-local-chapters/.)

2020 AWARDS COMMITTEES

SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNOLOGICAL ACTIVITIES COMMISSION

The Charles L. Mitchell Award

The Award for an Exceptional Specific Prediction

The Francis W. Reichelderfer Award

The Helmut E. Landsberg Award

The Award for Outstanding Achievement in Biometeorology

* LECTURERS *

The Robert E. Horton Lecturer in Hydrology The Bernhard Haurwitz Memorial Lecturer The Walter Orr Roberts Lecturer

* PAPER

The Banner I. Miller

* NAMED SYMPOSIA

Section G, of the Guidelines for Society and Commission Awards provides the Policy on Named Conferences/Symposia/Sessions and Special Issues of AMS Journals (full policy description available at www.ametsoc.org/awards):
   Recognition of scientists in the fields served
   by the AMS, living or deceased, in the form
   of a named conference or symposium or a
   named special issue of one of the Society's
   Journals is an honor reserved for only the
   most outstanding of our colleagues. It should
   be awarded only to those individuals who are
   completing a career, or who have recently
   died having completed a career, of significant
   achievements in their field and whose contributions
   would make them worthy of consideration
   for Honorary Member of the AMS ...


2020 FELLOWS COMMITTEE

The Committee's function is to submit to the Council the names of individuals for election to Fellow.
   Article III, Section 6, of the AMS Constitution provides
   that those eligible for election to Fellow shall have
   made outstanding contributions to the atmospheric or
   related oceanic or hydrologic sciences or their applications
   during a substantial period of years. The nominees
   for Fellow must be a member of the Society and
   remain on the committee's active list for three years.


A nomination letter and three supporting letters should be electronically submitted before 1 May 2020. A list of Fellows and the process for submitting nominations are on the AMS website (www.ametsoc.org/ams/index.cfm/about-ams/ams-awards-honors/awards/).

NOMINATING COMMITTEE

The Committee's function is to submit to the Council the names of individuals for 1) the office of President-Elect for a term of one year starting at the close of the Annual Meeting and 2) four positions on the Council for a term of three years starting at the close of the Annual Meeting.

As per Article VI of the AMS Constitution, formal nominations by petition may be submitted to the Secretary-Treasurer by 1 July. In addition, the AMS Nominating Committee welcomes recommendations from the membership of candidates for office, which will be considered as the slate is prepared. Such recommendations will be most helpful if they are sent to the Nominating Committee nominatingcommittee@ametsoc.org by the end of December and are in the form of a 1-page letter describing the proposed candidate's background and qualifications. Questions about the nomination process should also be addressed to the Nominating Committee.

HONORARY MEMBERS

Article III, Section 5, of the AMS Constitution provides that Honorary Members shall be persons of acknowledged preeminence in the atmospheric or related oceanic or hydrologic sciences, either through their own contributions to the sciences or their application or through furtherance of the advance of those sciences in some other way. They shall be exempt from all dues and assessments. The nominees for Honorary member remain on an active list for three years.

A form and list of Honorary Members is available atwww.ametsoc.org/ams/index.cfm/about-ams/ams-awards-honors/honorary-members/.

* The Lectureships for 2020 have already been awarded by the AMS Council. Nominations for the 2021 Lectureships will open in November 2019.
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