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Tomorrow's Scientists

At the 72nd International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in Atlanta, Georgia, the American Meteorological Society (AMS) awarded seven high school students for outstanding atmospheric science projects, part of the Regeneron ISEF program with students from the United States and 62 other countries participating in a hybrid event.

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Clam-oring for Data

What the quahog clam can tell us about ancient climate. 

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Interview: Understanding the Science of Uncertainty

BAMS recently spoke with Tim Palmer about his new book, The Primacy of Doubt: From Quantum Physics to Climate Change, How the Science of Uncertainty Can Help Us Understand Our Chaotic World.

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In Search of Drought

Brandi Gamelin of Argonne National Laboratory discusses recent research that employs vapor pressure deficit (VPD) rather than precipitation as a method to forecast drought in the United States.

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Readings - In Brief

Three books are presented for your consideration. Introduction to the Physics and Techniques of Remote Sensing (Third Edition) discusses the use of remote sensing for a variety of sciences and studies. Atmospheric Evolution on Inhabited and Lifeless Worlds explains how atmospheric evolution can determine a planet's habitability. Beyond Carbon Neutral: How We Fix the Climate Crisis Now presents strategies for addressing climate change with tools currently in place. 

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Mariama Feaster

Mariama Feaster, graduate research assistant at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, on how her undergraduate experience helped shape the direction of her career goals.

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More Than A Scientist: Samuel Larsen

Q&A with Samuel Larsen, Xcel Energy Data Scientist and member of the AMS Board on Early Career Professionals.

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William Turner IV

William Turner IV, a Ph.D. student in atmospheric sciences at the University of California, Davis, on his decision to pursue a doctoral degree and the process that involved.

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They Have the An(t)swers on Snow Depth

Inspired by the movement of ants within a colony, Hu took a novel approach to the limitations of using lidar for measuring snow depth.

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Clear Skies Ahead: Alyssa Bates

ALYSSA BATES is the research associate at the Cooperative Institute for Severe and High-Impact Weather Research and Operations.

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December 6, 2022
Accounting for Lakes
Accounting for Lakes

By including monthly surface area information for specific bodies of water for the years 1984–2015, ReaLSAT (Reservoir and Lake Surface Area Timeseries) shows how lakes and reservoirs have changed over time, which will aid the study of how a changing climate is impacting bodies of fresh water.

November 30, 2022
The 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season: A Highly Abnormal Average Season
The 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season: A Highly Abnormal Average Season

In this webinar, Phil Klotzbach discusses how active the season was, notable storms and impacts, and controversial topics such as the value of the Saffir-Simpson scale and the Cone of Uncertainty.
 

November 28, 2022
Chapter Spotlight
Chapter Spotlight

The Northern Vermont University Lyndon student chapter attended the 47th Annual Northeastern Storm Conference in Burlington, Vermont.

November 22, 2022
Hurricanes: An Eye on the Future
Hurricanes: An Eye on the Future

The second annual event of the “Eye Towards the Sky” speaker series covers hurricanes and the effects of a warming atmosphere on their intensity and frequency.

November 22, 2022
How Blue Can A Blue Norther Be?
How Blue Can A Blue Norther Be?

Temperature swings can be subtle, stunning, or somewhere in between, depending in large part on what you’re used to. In a moist tropical climate, like the one that prevails over much of Hawai’i, the typical difference between nighttime lows and afternoon highs may be less than 20°F.

By Bob Henson
November 21, 2022
Bow Echo
The Texas-Minnesota MCV - Bow Echo

Bow echoes indicate the potential for severe weather. Ted Best documents the evolution of a bow echo MCS across southern Minnesota. 

By Ted Best and Ruth Milburn
November 17, 2022
2022 Weather Band Photo Contest: Winners Announced
2022 Weather Band Photo Contest: Winners Announced

The Weather Band is pleased to announce the winners of our 2022 Photo Contest!

November 15, 2022
Subtracting Storms
Subtracting Storms

Scientists have encountered difficulty determining long-term hurricane trends “Only hurricanes that affected people’s lives were known and reported,” notes Suzana Camargo of Columbia University. However, Camargo and colleagues created an algorithm that identified tropical cyclones back to 1850 in the Twentieth Century Reanalysis (20CR) dataset, which uses historical global climate observations to reconstruct weather patterns.

November 14, 2022
Becoming a Weather Information "Power User"
Becoming a Weather Information "Power User"

Explore how Penn State’s online Weather Forecasting Certificate program can turn weather enthusiasts and those who work in weather-related careers into weather information power users to enhance their hobbies or careers.
 

November 13, 2022
A Hole Lot Smaller
A Hole Lot Smaller

20%—The approximate decline in ozone depletion during recent Antarctic winters compared to 2005, according to new research published in Geophysical Research Letters that also confirms the decrease is the result of declining levels of chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs).

November 11, 2022
Children's Author Panel Webinar
Children's Author Panel Webinar

Professional meteorologists who have written children's books about weather discuss the subject matter of each author's books, their motivation for writing their books, and the reactions they've received. The panelists also share previews of pages from their books.
 

November 6, 2022
The Beginning of an Era
The Beginning of an Era

1954 — The year that the new Anthropocene era started, defined by industrialization and changes in energy usage and the global population and economy, according to a recent study that analyzed radioactive materials taken from the Pacific Ocean.

October 27, 2022
How Time Flies...10 years since Superstorm Sandy
How Time Flies...10 years since Superstorm Sandy

In this webinar, a panel of distinguished guests discuss Superstorm Sandy's legacy, its lasting impacts, and the lessons we have learned from that remarkable storm. 

October 21, 2022
Rocketing Temperatures
Rocketing Temperatures

The projected annual temperature increase in the stratosphere with a continued upsurge in kerosene-fueled rocket launches is 1.4°F, according to a new study in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.

October 21, 2022
CLEAR SKIES AHEAD
CLEAR SKIES AHEAD

Violeta Yas, meteorologist for NBC New York at Rockefeller Plaza in New York City, on her path toward her current career.

October 17, 2022
They Have the An(t)swers on Snow Depth
They Have the An(t)swers on Snow Depth

Inspired by the movement of ants within a colony, Hu took a novel approach to the limitations of using lidar for measuring snow depth.

October 5, 2022
Fall Foliage
Following Foliage Webinar

Fall’s colorful splendor captures the hearts and minds of millions across the U.S. every year. Understanding why the intensity and timing of this color varies from year to year is critical for interests in meteorology, tourism, and TV. 

September 27, 2022
Breaking News Webinar: Tropical Weather
Breaking News Webinar: Tropical Weather

Dr. Kim Wood speaks on the latest developments of Tropical Depression 9, now Hurricane Ian, on 26 September, 2022. Moderated by Chris Vagasky, this webinar discusses the current state of the tropical system, the latest forecast, potential impacts, and more. 
 

By Chris Vagasky and Kim Wood
September 16, 2022
The Psychology of Disaster
The Psychology of Disaster

In this webinar, Jolie Wills and Susan Jasko discuss challenges for those hit by disasters. 

September 13, 2022
Clear Skies Ahead: Alyssa Bates
Clear Skies Ahead: Alyssa Bates

ALYSSA BATES is the research associate at the Cooperative Institute for Severe and High-Impact Weather Research and Operations.

September 9, 2022
More Than A Scientist: Justin Pullin
More Than A Scientist: Justin Pullin

Meet Justin Pullin: deputy chief of staff, NWS; and chair on AMS board for early career professionals. 

September 7, 2022
Science Convergence in an Inclusive and Diverse World
Science Convergence in an Inclusive and Diverse World

William Hooke shares his thoughts on convergence research.

By William H. Hooke
August 29, 2022
Hurricane Harvey at Five: We still have a long way to go
Hurricane Harvey at Five: We still have a long way to go
By Matt Lanza
August 25, 2022
Meet the AMS Weather Band Maestros
Meet the AMS Weather Band Maestros

Meet the AMS Weather Band Maestros and learn about their expertise. 

August 22, 2022
Fly Over the Dye
Fly Over the Dye

The movement of coastal waters is difficult to track over space and time because of the spatial complexities and variable nature of coastal ecosystems and the difficulty of monitoring water flows over a large area.