Seventh Presidential History Symposium, 11-15 January 2009, Phoenix, Arizona
The Seventh Presidential History Symposium sponsored by the American Meteorological Society, and organized by the AMS History Committee, will be held 11-15 January 2009, as part of the 89th AMS Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona. Preliminary programs, registration, hotel, and general information will be posted on the AMS Web site (http://www.ametsoc.org/meet/) in late-September 2008.
Papers for this conference are solicited on environmental history and the history of atmospheric sciences (broadly conceived). Papers addressing historical aspects of observational and modeling efforts, hurricanes and their societal impacts, climate change and its impacts, and science policy as it pertains to atmospheric, oceanographic, and hydrological issues are especially welcome.
The $90 abstract fee will now include the submission of your abstract, the posting of your extended abstract, and the uploading and recording of your presentation which will be archived on the AMS Web site. We will no longer be producing a CD-ROM, allowing us to extend the deadline date for extended abstracts.
Please submit your abstract electronically via the Web by 1 August 2008 (refer to the AMS Web page at http://www.ametsoc.org/meet/online_submit.html). An abstract fee of $90 payable by credit card or purchase order) is charged at the time of submission (refundable only if the abstract is not accepted). Authors of accepted presentations will be notified (via e-mail) by late-September 2008. All extended abstracts are to be submitted electronically and will be available on-line via the Web; Instructions for formatting extended abstracts will be posted on the AMS Web site. Manuscripts (up to 3MB) must be submitted electronically by 5 January 2009. All abstracts, extended abstracts and presentations will be available on the AMS Web site at no cost.
For additional information please contact the program chairperson, Sepi Yalda, History Committee Chair, Department of
Earth Sciences, Millersville University, P.O. Box 1002, Millersville, PA 17551. E-mail:Sepi.Yalda@millersville.edu. Office phone: (717) 872-3293/Fax: (717) 871-4725.
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