2020 AWARDS COMMITTEES.
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
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/).
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 firstname.lastname@example.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.
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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|Title Annotation:||NOMINATION SUBMISSIONS|
|Publication:||Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society|
|Date:||Jul 1, 2019|
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