The 13th and 14th Workshops on Antarctic Meteorology and Climate
In July 2018, the Antarctic community came together to meet at the 13th Workshop on Antarctic Meteorology and Cli-mate (WAMC) in Madison, Wisconsin, USA (Fig. 1); and in the following year in June 2019, the 14th WAMC was held inCharleston, South Carolina, USA (Fig. 2). With a growing history, the WAMC addresses the topics of Antarctic meteoro-logy and climate (Kameda et al., 2008; Colwell et al., 2016; Lazzara et al., 2018) as well as weather-related issues of scientif-ic and operational support. The workshops bring together researchers, operational forecasters, numerical modelers, observa-tional specialists, and students. The themes of both workshops included Antarctic meteorological observations, Antarctic at-mospheric numerical modeling, Antarctic meteorological and climate research, and Antarctic weather forecasting and opera-tional services. The 2018 and 2019 WAMC were both followed by a one-day focus on the Year of Polar Prediction-South-ern Hemisphere (YOPP-SH), when preparations and follow-up discussions were made with regard to the YOPP Special Ob-serving Period from 16 November 2018 to 15 February 2019.
Authors: Lazzara, Matthew A., Orendorf, Sophie A., Norton, Taylor P., Powers, Jordan G., Bromwich, David H., Carpentier, Scott, Cassano, John J., Colwell, Steven R., Cayette, Arthur M., Werner, Kirstin