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Last Updated: Sept 19, 2016


Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 6:30 PM - Columbia University

"Is the New Communication Climate Good for the Earth's Climate?"
Andrew Revkin
Senior Fellow for Environmental Understanding, Pace University

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new meeting Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 9:30 AM - ( Stony Brook University will be hosting the “local” part of this conference at the Morrelly Center Auditorium, co-located with the Nassau County OEM in Bethpage)

“Facing the Storm: Severe Weather Challenges Confronting New York State in the 21st Century”

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new meeting Tuesday, Nov 18, 2014, 9:00 AM - Workshop on Hazardous Weather Communication - CEWIT Center at Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY

*** Come early to visit the next generation visualization system (“Reality Deck”) that immerses the forecaster and decision maker: in CEWIT from 5:30-7 pm.

new meeting Thursday, Nov 13, 2014, 6:30 PM - Columbia University, Davis Auditorium, New York, NY

Heini Wernli, ETH Zurich, Switzerland - How well do we understand and can we predict extreme weather associated with extratropical cyclones?

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new meeting Saturday, October 18, 2014, 9:00 AM - Fifth Tri-State Weather Conference

Science Building Room 125 - Midtown Campus
Western Connecticut State University
Danbury, CT

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new meeting Sunday, July 27, 2014, 9:00 AM - NOAA National Weather Service Open House (10 AM - 3 PM)

9 AM Presentation for AMS Chapter: Dr. Jason Tuell - Director, Eastern Region, National Weather Service

Science and Weather Ready Nation - An overview of the NWS Weather Ready Nation initiative and how science is a critical and integral part.

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new meeting Thursday, October 24, 2013, 7:00 pm - Gavin Schmidt, Climate scientist and deputy director, NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies

“What are climate models good for?”

Columbia University
Davis Auditorium, 412 Schapiro Center
530 W. 120th Street, New York, NY
(between Broadway & Amsterdam)

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new meeting“DREAMS” - Doppler Radar for Education And Mesoscale Studies (June 17th - July 3rd)

Monday June 17th, 6-9 PM (Registation Requested)

SPECIAL SEMINAR AND OPEN HOUSE - Wang Center, Stony Brook University

Running the Wrong Way: Chasing Tornadoes and Hurricanes for Science

Dr. Joshua Wurman
Dr. Karen Kosiba
Center for Severe Weather Research
Boulder, CO

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new meeting Predictability of Tropical Cyclones – Perspectives from Sandy and Irene

Thursday, January 31, 6:30pm

James Doyle
Head, Mesoscale Modeling Section
Naval Research Laboratory

Location: Columbia University, Davis Auditorium, 412 Shapiro Center

530 W. 120th Street, New York, NY (between Broadway & Amsterdam Ave.)

No registration required. The seminar will be followed by a food/drink reception. For more information, contact Philip Orton or Mark Kramer


new meeting Assessing Storm Surge Risk at New York City

Thursday, November 15, 6:30pm

Kerry Emanuel
Professor of Atmospheric Science
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Location: Columbia University, Davis Auditorium, 412 Shapiro Center

new meeting “The Fourth Tri-State Weather Conference”

Saturday, 13 October 2012 at 8 AM

Location:Western Connecticut State University, Danbury, CT

new meeting The New NWS Dual Polarization Radar

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2012 at 7 PM

Joey Picca
NOAA's National Weather Service - Upton, NY

Location: Nassau Community College - College Center Building (CCB) Room 252-253 (Map) Park in the West 4B Lot.


new meeting “Extending Forecast Skill for Winter Storms:  Challenges Associated with Improving the Prediction of Major Snow Events and Public/User Response to These Forecasts

Thursday, May 19, 2011 at 7 PM

Dr. Louis W. Uccellini
Director of the National Weather Service, National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP)
NOAA's National Weather Service

President elect of the American Meteorological Society

In addition, Dr. Uccellini will sign his and Paul Kocin's book "Northeast Snowstorms" (click here for more details)

new meeting “Communicating the Weather: Using the press and social media to inform and save lives

Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at 7 PM

Chris Vaccaro - Click here of more info about Chris
Director of Public Affairs
NOAA's National Weather Service

Location: Nassau Community College, F Cluster room 123. Park in the West 4B Lot. (Map)

new meeting "Growing Up Dr. Mel" Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at 7:30 p.m.

Western Connecticut State University
President James W. Schmotter
cordially invites you to attend the 2011 President’s Lecture presented by Dr. Mel Goldstein, Meteorologist,

Science Building, Room 125
Western Connecticut State University Midtown campus, 181 White Street, Danbury, Connecticut

For more information, please call (203) 837-8486.

new meeting "Climate change is Not Being Nice to Mother Nature" - Friday, March 25 at 7:30 pm

Abstract: "Global warming is occurring, caused largely by human activities, and poses significant risks for a broad range of human and natural systems.  These include freshwater resources, the coastal environment, ecosystems, agriculture, human health, and national security, among others. Join Prof. Mandia as he shows how a rapidly warming planet is putting people and nature in peril."

Speaker: Scott Mandia
Location: Smithtown Science Bldg. Room T-109
Suffolk County Community Collecge
Selden, NY

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new meeting Northeast Storms Conference - March 11-13th

Taunton, Massachusetts

new meeting Science-at-Night Presentation: "Storm Chasing: Behind the Scenes" Thursday Feb 17th

Danbury, CT

7:30 PM

Meteorologist Jim Bishop will discuss "Storm Chasing: Behind the Scenes" at 7 p.m. in Room 125 of the Science Building on the WestConn Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. Bishop has been storm chasing since 1999 and has seen more than 50 tornadoes in his chasing career -- many of which were some of the largest and most destructive of the last decade. Offered as part of the continuing "Science at Night" series, the event will be free and the public is invited. For more information, call (203) 837-8773.


NWS Open House at Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY Sunday - August 2, 2010 from 9 - 10 AM

(For AMS Members and Guests Only)

Chasing Tornadoes:  First Hand Vortex 2 Experience
Presented by Prof. Lisa Bastiaans, Nassau Community College


new meeting 34th Annual Northeastern Storm Conference - March 6-8th

new meeting Tri-State Weather Conference - Western Connecticut State University - April 25th

For More Information on the NYC/LI Chapter of the AMS, Contact the Chapter via E-MAIL at  Or write:

New York City/Long Island Chapter
American Meteorological Society
c/o Meteorological Evaluation Services Co., Inc.
165 Broadway
Amityville, NY  11701

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