Chinese-American Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (COAA)
Welcome to the Chinese-American
Oceanic and Atmospheric Association
Chinese-American Ocean and Atmosphere Association (COAA),
Institute of Environment, Energy and Sustainability (IEES), The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK),
the Hong Kong Meteorological Society (HKMS)
What is COAA
The Chinese-American Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (COAA) is a non-profit and charitable organization (Combined Federal Campaign Agency Designation No. 7854) that operates under the Public Benefit Corporation Law for scientific purposes. Elected yearly at annual meetings, the Board of Directors consists of the President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Ocean and Atmosphere Program Chairs, and Directors in Membership, Publicity, and Publication. Special Committees and Regional Coordinators are assigned by the Board to promote membership drive and networking in areas outside of Washington DC.
Our mission at COAA is:
- To network ocean and atmosphere professionals in establishing a forum based on common interests;
- To facilitate professional contacts;
- And to improve qualification and occupational opportunities.
COAA calls for CFC donation. COAA's Combined Federal Campaign Agency Designation is No. 60027
Aug 19-21 2013, Hong Kong The Chinese-American Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (COAA), The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), and the Hong Kong Meteorological Society (HKMS) are pleased to announce that the 6th International Conference on Atmosphere, Ocean, and Climate Change will be held on the campus of CUHK during August 19~21, 2013 in Hong Kong, China. For details: Please read more here.
COAA 2013 AMS Reception
January 2013, Austin The COAA 2013 AMS Reception was successfully hold in Hilton Austin on 01/08/2013. There were more than 100 participants from US, Mainland and Taiwan attended the reception. COAA (2012) President, Dr. Peter Kunghwa Wang, chaired the Reception.Read more here.
Graduate Student Thesis Award
April 2012, Maryland COAA is pleased to announce the Graduate Student Thesis Award to encourage and recognize achievements by recent graduate students in the area of oceanic and atmospheric sciences. Recent graduates can apply for this award which includes an award certificate and cash prize. New deadline is Sept 30th, 2012. For details: PleaseRead more here.
Prof. Huang's visit and Distinguished Scholar Symposium 2012
April 2012, College Park, Maryland On April 14th, 2012, Prof. Ronghui Huang of Institute of Atmospheric Physics visited COAA. Prof. Huang is an academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. He is one of the top scientists in research areas of theory of atmospheric circulation, short-term climatic dynamics and tropical air-sea interaction. He serves as the general secretary of the national climate research committee. He is also a winner of the He Liang and He Li Science and Technology Advancing Award, one of the highest honors for a Chinese scientist. During the visit Prof. Huang became an Honorary Member of COAA.
At the 2012 annual DSS Profs. Huang and Zhanqing Li delivered two lectures on the latest advances in two frontiers. Read more here.