The Commission on the Weather and Climate Enterprise (CWCE) is charged with developing and implementing programs that address the needs and concerns of all sectors of the weather, water and climate enterprise; promote a sense of community between government entities, private sector organizations; and universities; foster synergistic linkages between and among sectors; entrain and educate user communities on the value of weather and climate information; educate policy makers on the value and operations of the enterprise; and provide appropriate venues and opportunities for communications that foster frank, open and balanced discussions on points of contention and concern. In other words, the “prime directive” of the CWCE is to engage the government, academic, and private sectors on pressing and strategic issues on behalf of the Society. These interactions may extend to involve other AMS Commissions, the user community, and disciplines beyond that may request assistance with enterprise communication, growth and development matters. A core value of the CWCE is to encourage early career, diverse, and student participants in Commission activities including, as appropriate, leadership positions. The CWCE also recommends annual recipients for the Kenneth C. Spengler Award.
Latest Reports and Studies
- April 4, 2014
- 2014 AMS Washington Forum Program and Handouts
The 2014 AMS Washington Forum highlights the Enterprise’s considerable advances in shared research, technology development, observations, data sources, social science research and improved end-user access of shared resources and their benefit to society
- February 6, 2014
- Presentations from the Second Annual Symposium on the Weather and Climate Enterprise
- August 15, 2013
- AMS Summer Community Meeting 2013
160 people gathered at NCAR’s Center Green as a part of the AMS’s Summer Community Meeting to discuss issues of critical importance to the nation, the economy and jobs. The community discussed emerging issues that are of critical interest to the public, private and academic sectors involved in weather, water and climate. Key issues discussed included the emerging areas of renewable energy, water resources, sea level rise and managing weather and climate information.