News

ACM Welcomes all CCMs

Published:
December 16, 2019

The AMS Convention is less than a month away in Boston and The Association of Certified Meteorologists (ACM), formerly known as NCIM, is holding a no-host social and CCMs are welcome. Guests (spouses, etc.) are welcome. This will be an opportunity to network with other CCMs and learn more about the ACM.

  • When:   Sunday night, January 12, 2020 from 7:30p to 8:30p
  • Where:  Westin Waterfront Hotel, Alcott Room
  • What:    Refreshments (cash bar)
  • Attire:  "Come as you are"

The Association of Certified Meteorologists is comprised of CCMs and provides members a forum to exchange information, network and promote professional opportunities in the science of meteorology.

The ACM Annual Meeting follows the social hour at 8:30pm.

Randy Bass Retained by State of Virginia

Published:
November 12, 2019

ACM member Randy Bass has been involved in interesting work. Recently, he was retained by the State of Virginia as an expert witness in a criminal case.

Randy Bass Retained by State of Virginia

ACM Attends Windstorm 2019

Published:
May 1, 2019

The Association of Certified Meteorologists (ACM) attended Windstorm 2019 in January 2019. Windstorm is an annual three-day conference for the property insurance claims industry. In late January 2019, Windstorm held their annual convention at the Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort in Buena Vista, Florida. ACM attended the convention as an exhibitor representing all membership.

ACM Members Recognized for Service

Published:
March 21, 2019

Members of the Association of Certified Meteorologists (ACM) are very active within the American Meteorological Society (AMS). ACM is well represented on the Board of Certified Consulting Meteorologists (BCCM). The purpose of the board is to evaluate educational requirements and standards, professional competence, professional level, and reputation of all applicants for certification by the Society, and to make recommendations for approval or rejection of applicants for certification to the Commission. The board also fosters the establishment and maintenance of a high level of professional competency and mature and ethical counsel in the field of consulting meteorology, and to nominate recipients for the Henry T. Harrison Award.

ACM Members Recognized for Service

Patent for Experimental Aviation Safety Product

Published:
November 13, 2018

ACM member Gary Ellrod was included as a co-inventor on a patent for a technique to identify possible severe aircraft turbulence well downstream from thunderstorms (>30km). The patent (#US9564055B2) was granted 7 February 2016 with a priority date of 15 June 2015. The technique uses satellite InfraRed (IR) imagery, global real-time lightning data, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Air Resources Laboratory (ARL) Hybrid Single Particle Lagrangian Isentropic Trajectory (HYSPLIT) model, along with projected aircraft routes on long-haul flights.

Patent for Experimental Aviation Safety Product