Under the guiding principle of providing equal opportunity for all scientists in the Americas, the IGAC Americas Working Group aims to build a cohesive network and foster the next generation of atmospheric scientists with the ultimate goal of contributing to development of a scientific community focused on building collective knowledge in/for the Americas. There is a priority on bringing together scientists from across the entirety of the Americas. To this end, the Americas Working Group seeks to:
- Improve the collaboration and communication between scientists in Latin America;
- Connect the Latin America community to the international community;
- Train and foster the next generation of scientists;
- Influence and promote a more proportionate distribution of funds for research
- Enhance visibility and credibility of scientists in Latin America
Fostering a collaborative atmospheric chemistry research community in the Latin America and Caribbean Region (2016) Marcos Andrade-Flores, Nestor Rojas, Megan L. Melamed, Olga L. Mayol-Bracero, Michel Grutter, Laura Dawidowski, Juan Carlos Antuña-Marrero, Carlos Rudamas, Laura Gallardo, Ruben Mamani-Paco, Maria de Fatima Andrade, and Nicolas Huneeus. Bull. Amer. Met. Soc.
Mexico City hosts a course on remote sensing for Latin Americans. (2016). Grutter, M., J. C. Antuña-Marrero, and C. Rudamas. Eos, 97, doi:10.1029/2016EO051059.