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Name: International Commission on History of Meteorology
Member Since: May 5th, 2007
Member Name: ICHM
Biography:

The International Commission on History of Meteorology (ICHM) is an official commission of the International Union of History and Philosophy of Science (IUHPS). The aims of the ICHM include:

  • to promote the scholarly study of the history of meteorology, climatology, and related sciences including their social and cultural aspects;
  • to facilitate international cooperation, communication, and friendship between historians and scientists;
  • to organize symposia at the International Congresses of History of Science, to sponsor or co-sponsor other meetings of similar character, and to disseminate the proceedings of these meetings;
  • to promote identification, collection, preservation, and access to historical materials;
  • to encourage the compilation of international historical bibliography;
  • to support the broader goals of the DHS, IUHPS, and ICSU (International Council of Scientific Unions).

The ICHM publishes the peer-reviewed journal History of Meteorology.

ICHM and History of Meteorology homepage
International Union of History and Philosophy of Science (IUHPS) homepage