Journal and BAMS Editors and Reviewers

Obligations of Editors and Reviewers in the AMS Scientific Publication Process

These basic ethical guidelines for Editors and Reviewers were adopted by the AMS Council 22 September 2010.

Reviewer Guidelines for AMS Journals

Guidelines to bear in mind when you are asked to make an evaluation and provide recommendations to ensure the scientific quality of a manuscript.

Reviewer Guidelines for BAMS

Reviews for the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (BAMS) should cover considerations beyond those typical of other AMS journals. These guidelines describe the issues specific to BAMS and its submission types.

Guidelines for Review of Essays for BAMS

Essays in BAMS are often opinionated and personal, requiring a different approach by a reviewer. Reviewers should comment on the opinions expressed in these essays in addition to focussing on accuracy, style, length, suitability, and other quality issues.

BAMS Comment/Reply Process

Details of the different ways in which editors of BAMS may handle submitted Comments and Replies.

WCAS Guidelines for Policy Fora Review

Weather, Climate, and Society (WCAS) considers submissions to the Policy Forum section that explore timely issues related to public policy at the intersection of weather and climate with society.