William H. Hooke is a senior policy fellow emeritus at the American Meteorological Society, where he worked from 2000-2022. He founded and then directed the AMS Summer Policy Colloquium for 21 years. He led the AMS Policy Program from 2001-2013 and served as AMS associate executive director from 2013-2021. An atmospheric scientist, he worked at the Department of Commerce from 1967-2000 in several research and management positions, including Deputy Chief Scientist of NOAA and Senior Scientist in the Office of the Secretary of Commerce.
AMS Staff | Webinar | Nov 28, 2023
Whether you admire the beauty of snow or find it a winter inconvenience, accurate snow observations are crucial for understanding the hydrological cycle. Join us in discovering CoCoRaHS' techniques to ensure precise measurements of snowfall, snow depth, and snow-water equivalent.
Douglas Hilderbrand and Katie Pflaumer | News Item | Nov 14, 2023
Get ready for the first El Niño winter since 2018-19. Likely to be the strongest El Niño in more than a decade, this will be one of the main factors affecting global weather patterns this winter.
AMS Staff | News Item | Nov 9, 2023
Adam Sobel, professor of applied physics and applied mathematics and of Earth and environmental sciences at Columbia University, sat down with authors Craig Bohren and Bruce Albrecht to talk about the second edition of their book, Atmospheric Thermodynamics.
AMS Staff | News Item | Oct 29, 2023
Melissa Burt, associate professor and associate dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Colorado State University, on how an internship led her in the direction of a research career. For more, listen to the Clear Skies Ahead podcast, with new episodes released every month.
AMS Staff | Webinar | Oct 10, 2023
On October 10, 2018, Hurricane Michael made landfall near Mexico Beach, Florida, and became the first Category 5 hurricane to make landfall in the contiguous United States since Hurricane Andrew in 1992.
AMS Staff | Webinar | Oct 5, 2023
Our first AMS Weather Band Trivia Night! It was a thrilling battle of weather knowledge, where enthusiasts competed on various weather topics. Participants aimed to secure a spot on the leaderboard and win AMS prizes.