The Award for Outstanding Achievement in Biometeorology

The procedure for Awards nominations is restricted to electronic submissions, unless stated otherwise. The nominator is responsible for uploading the entire nomination package. Most awards require the following: nomination letter, nominee Curriculum Vitae, bibliography, and three (3) letters of support.  Please allow sufficient time prior to the deadline to gather all required files.

The Biometeorology Outstanding Achievement Award Committee 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 2015. The nominees for most awards remain on the committee's active list for three years.  Read More


The Award for Outstanding Achievement in Biometeorology is given to an individual who has made outstanding contributions to the theory, teaching, and/or application of knowledge about interactions between the atmosphere and biological systems. The award is presented occasionally. Nominations are considered by a committee of the Scientific and Technological Activities Commission, which makes recommendations for final approval by AMS Council.

Special Procedures

The AMS Board on Atmospheric Biogeosciences serves as the selection committee, with input from the Chair of the Agricultural and Forest Meteorology Committee.