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Office of the Federal Coordinator for
Meteorological Services and Supporting Research

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Former Federal Coordinator Named AMS Fellow

August 10, 2017

Samuel P. Williamson, Federal Coordinator for Meteorology 1998-2014, was recently named a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society (AMS). AMS Fellows are selected based on contributions made to atmospheric or related sciences. Mr. Williamson will be honored with the rest of the 2018 Fellows at the January 2018 AMS Annual Meeting in Austin, TX.(The link below goes to a non-OFCM website).

Click here for the AMS Fellows List

Presentations and Transcripts posted for SWEF!

July 24, 2017

Presentations and transcripts from the 2017 Space Weather Enterprise Forum has been posted! This meeting of those interested in space weather topics took place on June 27, 2017, at the NTSB Conference Center in Washington, D.C. The Forum featured presentations on space weather impacts, mitigation, and the National Space Weather Partnership. Click the link below for more information.

SWEF Website


July 18, 2017

Information from the OFCM-sponsored session at the 21st George Mason University Atmospheric Transport and Dispersion Conference has been posted. The session, held on 13 June 2017, highlighted on-going Federal agency work related to atmospheric transport and dispersion. Click the link below for access the agenda, presentations, and summary.

Click here for the GMU ATD page

OFCM's mission is to promote the effective use of Federal meteorological resources by facilitating the coordination of operational weather requirements, services, and supporting research among Federal agencies.