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45 BEACON ARTICL E SERIES O N 2005 MEMBERSHI P SURVEY he AMS has periodically surveyed its membership issues facing members of these groups as they pursue for demographic and other data since 1975, with professional careers within our community. This is Tthe most recent full survey of this type taken in possible because the surveys have included a variety 2005. The face of our profession and the makeup of of questions seeking information on workplace issues in addition to purely demographic information. And the Society have changed dramatically over those three decades, and the articles in BAA/IS covering for the first time, the differences in the membership demographics of U.S. and non-U.S. members have the various survey results over the years represent an important permanent record of those changes. also been explored in greater depth with data from this survey. The AMS Board on Women and Minorities is to be commended for its leadership role in prepar- The current article in the series explores gender ing these surveys and analyzing the data coming issues within the academic community. It provides from them. This is a specific charge of the Board a follow-up on some serious equity issues raised on Women http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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American Meteorological Society
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1520-0477
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10.1175/1520-0477-90.8.1177
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ARTICL E SERIES O N 2005 MEMBERSHI P SURVEY he AMS has periodically surveyed its membership issues facing members of these groups as they pursue for demographic and other data since 1975, with professional careers within our community. This is Tthe most recent full survey of this type taken in possible because the surveys have included a variety 2005. The face of our profession and the makeup of of questions seeking information on workplace issues in addition to purely demographic information. And the Society have changed dramatically over those three decades, and the articles in BAA/IS covering for the first time, the differences in the membership demographics of U.S. and non-U.S. members have the various survey results over the years represent an important permanent record of those changes. also been explored in greater depth with data from this survey. The AMS Board on Women and Minorities is to be commended for its leadership role in prepar- The current article in the series explores gender ing these surveys and analyzing the data coming issues within the academic community. It provides from them. This is a specific charge of the Board a follow-up on some serious equity issues raised on Women

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Published: Aug 1, 2009

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