CHINESE ACADEMY OF METEOROLOGICAL SCIENCES
Chinese Academy of Meteorological Sciences (CAMS) is one of the highest and comprehensive meteorological research institutions in China. CAMS is attached to China Meteorological Administration, and supported by both China Meteorological Administration and Ministry of Science and Technology of China. Its predecessor was the Central Meteorological Research Institute found in August 1956, which was renamed as Academy of Meteorological Sciences of the Central Meteorological Service in 1978 and changed to the present name in 1991.
CAMS is a multi-disciplinary and comprehensive research institution. While it concentrates on research area of applied meteorology, it also takes the basic research of atmospheric science as its main projects.