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President's Prize
The President's Prize is awarded to a Society member or members for a recent* paper or book of special merit in the fields of meteorology or oceanography. If for a paper, that paper must have been accepted for publication in ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN, the CMOS Bulletin SCMO or another refereed journal.

*: 'recent' is defined as within the last 5 years
History of the award
This award has been presented since 1967, the inaugural year of the Canadian Meteorological Society.
Award Nomination Instructions

Nominations are to be  received no later than 15 February by the Awards Coordinator at e-mail: awards-coord@cmos.ca or the Society postal address to be considered by the selection Committee. 

  1. Nomination letters should include the current title, full address and phone number of the nominee.
  2. An up-to-date CV and a summary of the candidate's work must be included.
  3. The nomination should be accompanied by (at least one and at most four) additional letters of support indicating the extent of influence of the candidate's work.
  4. Nominees in previous years who have not received awards may be re-nominated. All criteria provided above apply to re-nominations.
  5. The Committee has a policy of automatically considering nominations (kept on file) submitted the preceding year , without the need for re-nomination documents. Nevertheless, nominators are strongly encouraged to re-affirm and/or update these nominations.
  6. Electronic format (e.g., pdf) is preferred; however, hard-copy material will be accepted.
  7. Receipt of submissions will not be acknowledged unless requested. Acknowledgement when requested will be by e-mail