A Century of Progress in Atmospheric and Related Sciences

Latest News

Over the decades, AMS has championed the publication of unique textbooks and literature for the weather, water, and climate community, including enthusiasts. While AMS does not routinely accept book proposals, it has many books of lasting record--biographies, histories, guides, and textbooks--on offer through this bookstore as well as through the University of Chicago Press.

Shopping cart

There are no products in your shopping cart.

0 Items $0.00
Share

A Century of Progress in Atmospheric and Related Sciences

Celebrating the American Meteorological Society Centennial
Greg McFarquhar
Book's front cover featuring black and white photograph of first satellite image of Earth.
Copyright: 2020
ISBN: 978-1-944970-58-1
List Price: $210.00
Member Price: $140.00
Student Price: $140.00

This two-volumes set marks 100 years of scientific research in the areas covered by AMS Publications. It is a tribute to the past century of innovation within our community and a source of inspiration for the scientists and researchers coming of age in our next century. 

To see member pricing above, members should log in to the AMS Bookstore

Title information

Pages: 1,428
Language: English
Publisher: American Meteorological Society
0
No votes yet

A Century of Progress in Atmospheric and Related Sciences: Celebrating the American Meteorological Society Centennial marks 100 years of scientific research in the areas covered by AMS publications. The monograph consists of 27 articles, which together review and highlight advances in key research topics and their grand challenges in the coming decades. Also known as the AMS Centennial Monograph, this two-volume set is a tribute to the past century of innovation within our community, and a source of inspiration for the scientists and researchers coming of age in our next century.

 

Table of Contents

Foreword 

Preface 

Chapter 1. American Meteorological Society: 100 Years of Supporting the Scientific Community

Chapter 2. 100 Years of Progress in Atmospheric Observing Systems

Chapter 3. 100 Years of Progress in Ocean Observing Systems

Chapter 4. Satellites See the World’s Atmosphere

Chapter 5. 50 Years of Satellite Remote Sensing of the Ocean

Chapter 6. 100 Years of Progress in Understanding the General Circulation of the Atmosphere

Chapter 7. 100 Years of the Ocean General Circulation

Chapter 8. 100 Years of Progress in Understanding the Dynamics of Coupled Atmosphere–Ocean Variability

Chapter 9. 100 Years of Progress in Boundary Layer Meteorology

Chapter 10. 100 Years of Progress in Gas-Phase Atmospheric Chemistry Research

Chapter 11. 100 Years of Progress in Cloud Physics, Aerosols, and Aerosol Chemistry Research

Chapter 12. 100 Years of Earth System Model Development

Chapter 13. 100 Years of Progress in Forecasting and NWP Applications

Chapter 14. Radiative Forcing of Climate: The Historical Evolution of the Radiative Forcing Concept, the Forcing Agents and their Quantification, and Applications

Chapter 15. 100 Years of Progress in Tropical Cyclone Research

Chapter 16. Extratropical Cyclones: A Century of Research on Meteorology’s Centerpiece

Chapter 17. 100 Years of Research on Mesoscale Convective Systems

Chapter 18. A Century of Progress in Severe Convective Storm Research and Forecasting

Chapter 19. 100 Years of Progress in Mesoscale Planetary Boundary Layer Meteorological Research

Chapter 20. 100 Years of Progress on Mountain Meteorology Research

Chapter 21. 100 Years of Progress in Polar Meteorology

Chapter 22. 100 Years of Progress in Applied Meteorology. Part I: Basic Applications

Chapter 23. 100 Years of Progress in Applied Meteorology. Part II: Applications that Address Growing Populations

Chapter 24. 100 Years of Progress in Applied Meteorology. Part III: Additional Applications

Chapter 25. 100 Years of Progress in Hydrology

Chapter 26. Social Sciences, Weather, and Climate Change

Chapter 27. 100 Years of Progress in Understanding the Stratosphere and Mesosphere

Epilogue