Special Award


The procedure for Awards nominations is restricted to electronic submissions, unless stated otherwise. The nominator is responsible for uploading the entire nomination package. The has the responsibility to select and submit to the Council the names of individuals nominated for this award. All nominations should be submitted by 1 May 2014. The nominees for most awards remain on the committee's active list for three years. Read More


Description

Special Awards are presented to individuals, teams of individuals, or organizations not appropriately recognized by more specifically defined awards and who have made important contributions to the science or practice of meteorology or related aspects of oceanography or hydrology, or to the Society. Individuals employed at other than the professional level may be considered for special awards. Normally, not more than two Special Awards will be awarded in any given year. Nominations are considered by the Awards Oversight Committee, which makes recommendations for final approval by AMS Council.