International Commission on History of Meteorology

A non-profit organization dedicated to scholarship and friendship

The ICHM is an official commission of the International Union of History and Philosophy of Science



History of Meteorology

Peer reviewed journal of the ICHM

ISSN 1555-5763

© ICHM 2006


Current issue:

History of Meteorology 2 (2005) 10 articles, including a special section of papers from the Beijing symposium edited by Lou McNally and Christian Rohr.

Back issue:

History of Meteorology 1 (2004) 12 articles from the Mexico Congress



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Officers (2006-2009)

Cornelia Luedecke, President,
email: C.Luedecke[AT]

Vladimir Jankovic, Vice-president,
email: vladimir.jankovic[AT]

Doria Grimes, Secretary-Treasurer,
email: Doria.Grimes[AT]

Jim Fleming, Past President & Editor, History of Meteorology
email: jfleming[AT]


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AMS: American Meteorological Society
EMS: European Meteorological Society
IAMAS: Intl. Assoc. of Meteorology and Atmospheric Sciences


Current Announcements and Calls for Papers

• Oceans and Atmospheres: Dibner Institute Seminar in the History of Science and Technology, May 17-24, 2006 at the Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA, USA organized by Naomi Oreskes, Jim Fleming, and Erik Conway and co=sponsored by the ICHM. A week-long intensive historical seminar. Session leaders include Katherine Anderson, Vladimir Jankovic, Carmel Finley, Helen Roswadowski, Ron Rainger, Richard Somerville, Gregory Cushman, Kerry Emanuel, and Wendy Parker. Special Guest, Ed Lorenz. Further information.

Upcoming Lecture: Jim Fleming is presenting one of the four 2006 Exploring Space Lectures: This Island Earth in the Lockheed Martin IMAX® Theater, Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington, DC, 8:00 PM, June 6, 2006.

Call for Papers: History of Meteorology 3 (2006). Prospective authors should see the introduction and author's guidelines in volume 2. The rolling deadline for reviewable manuscripts for the next volume ends 1 Sept.

New Publication: FROM BEAUFORT TO BJERKNES AND BEYOND: Critical Perspectives on Observing, Analyzing, and Predicting Weather and Climate, edited by Stefan Emeis and Cornelia Lüdecke has just been published with 19 papers from the ICHM meeting in Polling, Germany. See the flier or order direct from the publisher.

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