In December 1975 a questionnaire was mailed to the roughly 9000 members of the American Meteorological Society, and more than half responded. The analysis of the answers provides some useful and hitherto unavailable information on the composition of our membership, where the members work and what they do, how they feel about the future of their respective branches of the profession, and their opinions about the Society and the ways in which it might be improved. Some recommendations for future action are strongly implied by the statistics.

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