These are some of the initial goals, they will be updated once the board of directors is convened.

  • To provide an organization that offers an alternative to the highly politicized organizations that exist now.

  • To provide a voice for those who are not well represented now.

  • To offer statements and positions regarding atmospheric science as it relates to current news, where appropriate.

  • To provide a scientific journal where publications can be made where no politically motivated peer review interference occurs. Papers must be replicable and pass on merit, not on a viewpoint.

  • To offer a safe place where ideas may be exchanged and examined without fear of retribution.

  • To foster open science, and open science publishing accessible to professionals and to the public.

  • To provide assistance in producing science that can be understood by the public.

  • To offer member to member networking and assistance.

  • To be paperless, easing the burden on the environment,and without need for a central office all business and publications done online.

  • To be true in its methods, its publications, and to its members.