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The organization of the American Meteorological Society on December 29, 1919, in St. Louis and its subsequent affiliation with the American Association, for the Advancement of Science and the incorporation of this Society in Washington, D. C., on January 21, 1920, mark the beginning of a movement not only to push forward investigations of weather processes and climatic conditions, but also to widen the valuable application of the knowledge already at hand. The great application of meteorology in warfare has shown that there are large possibilities of extending its use much more thoroughly into almost every line of human endeavor. But since such extension of meteorological knowledge and its applications require coöperation between amateur and professional meteorologists on the one hand, and teachers, business and professional men on the other hand, the organization of this Society was rendered highly desirable. A little over half of its present membership of nearly 600 are amateur or professional meteorologists, while the rest comprise people with such diverse interests as those represented in the following groups: aeronautical engineers, architects, astronomers, automobile salesmen, aviators, business-men, civil engineers (especially dock and bridge builders), ecologists, explorers, farmers, fruit-growers, geographers, geologists, hydraulic engineers, lawyers, mariners, merchants, nature-lovers, newspaper men, officials in rail and auto-transportation, telephone, telegraph, light, and fuel, companies, physicians, physicists, shippers, stockmen, students, and teachers. Surely, the applications of meteorology are manifold.
CONSTITUTION AND BY-LAWS
AMERICAN METEOROLOGICAL SOCIETY.
INCORPORATED IN THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA.
This Society shall be called the American Meteorological Society.
The objects of this Society are:
The advancement and diffusion of knowledge of meteorology, including climatology, and the development of its application to public health, agriculture, engineering, transporation by land and inland waterways, navigation of the air and oceans, and other forms of industry and
1. The membership of the Society shall consist of fellows, members, patrons and honorary members.
2. There shall be elected as fellows only such persons as have contributed to the advancement of meteorology by independent, original research or who have
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