These basic ethical guidelines for Editors and Reviewers were adopted by the AMS Council 22 September 2010.
Guidelines to bear in mind when you are asked to make an evaluation and provide recommendations to ensure the scientific quality of a manuscript.
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.
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.
Details of the different ways in which editors of BAMS may handle submitted Comments and Replies.
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.