Video of AMS Headquarters Now Available

Video of AMS Headquarters Now Available from headquarters Two days were required to properly light and shoot In the summer of 1999, the AMS Executive Com- the museum-like atmosphere of the building. A third mittee approved special initiative funding in response to a request from the Local Chapter Affairs Commit- day was used to capture the everyday working envi- tee for the creation of a video that could be provided ronment at Headquarters. A final day was needed to to local chapters to present a view of the historic char- film interviews of key AMS personnel describing the acter of the AMS Headquarters building, as well as a responsibilities of each of the departments, such as glimpse of activities that take place there. The video meetings, membership services, publications, etc. A was produced during the fall and is now available. copy of the 30-minute video is being distributed to A significant portion of the video highlights the his- each local chapter of the AMS. Additional copies are torical aspects of the third Harrison Gray Otis House on available for loan at no charge. It is hoped that distri- Beacon Street, which serves as home to AMS Headquar- bution of the video will give members and potential ters, and how the AMS came to obtain it. The video members who have not visited Headquarters an idea also shows how the house is being used now to serve of what goes on at the hub of the Society and an ap- the membership and the scientific community. Through preciation for the unique environment that the staff is interviews with some of the staff members, it describes privileged to work in. • some of the major programs of the Society. f * y \ Meeting Summaries on the Fast Track to Publication Contributors of meeting summaries to the Bulletin now have an option to have their summaries published within a quicker time frame than what is now offered. To take advantage of this expe- dited publication process, these articles must be brief (no more than 24 manuscript pages), tightly written, and cannot contain tables, figures, or displayed mathematics. Furthermore, the meeting summary must be externally reviewed by at least one individual who attended the same meeting. This reviewer will be of the author's choosing; this represents a departure from the conventional peer-review process. All submissions should be sent to AMS electronically, as a Microsoft Word, WordPerfect, rich text format, or ASCII text attachment, to iabrams@ametsoc.org. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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from headquarters Two days were required to properly light and shoot In the summer of 1999, the AMS Executive Com- the museum-like atmosphere of the building. A third mittee approved special initiative funding in response to a request from the Local Chapter Affairs Commit- day was used to capture the everyday working envi- tee for the creation of a video that could be provided ronment at Headquarters. A final day was needed to to local chapters to present a view of the historic char- film interviews of key AMS personnel describing the acter of the AMS Headquarters building, as well as a responsibilities of each of the departments, such as glimpse of activities that take place there. The video meetings, membership services, publications, etc. A was produced during the fall and is now available. copy of the 30-minute video is being distributed to A significant portion of the video highlights the his- each local chapter of the AMS. Additional copies are torical aspects of the third Harrison Gray Otis House on available for loan at no charge. It is hoped that distri- Beacon Street, which serves as home to AMS Headquar- bution of the video will give members and potential ters, and how the AMS came to obtain it. The video members who have not visited Headquarters an idea also shows how the house is being used now to serve of what goes on at the hub of the Society and an ap- the membership and the scientific community. Through preciation for the unique environment that the staff is interviews with some of the staff members, it describes privileged to work in. • some of the major programs of the Society. f * y \ Meeting Summaries on the Fast Track to Publication Contributors of meeting summaries to the Bulletin now have an option to have their summaries published within a quicker time frame than what is now offered. To take advantage of this expe- dited publication process, these articles must be brief (no more than 24 manuscript pages), tightly written, and cannot contain tables, figures, or displayed mathematics. Furthermore, the meeting summary must be externally reviewed by at least one individual who attended the same meeting. This reviewer will be of the author's choosing; this represents a departure from the conventional peer-review process. All submissions should be sent to AMS electronically, as a Microsoft Word, WordPerfect, rich text format, or ASCII text attachment, to iabrams@ametsoc.org. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society

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