Carlos Castillejo Balsera is the winner of the AME Meteoreportaje 2016, the contest of the Spanish Meteorological Society, with his report with the title "Momentos". Roberto Porto Mata won the Meteovideo, the AME video competition, with the video "La Ley del cielo".
The EMS Tromp Award will be awarded to a scientist for an excellent scientific paper in the field of biometeorology, published between 1 January 2015 and 1 June 2017.
Anybody having published a scientific paper in the field of biometeorology meeting the criteria of the award and resident in Europe (WMO RAVI) is eligible to apply for the award. [more]
The Danish Meteorological Society has elected Sven-Erik Gryning as the society's new president. He takes over from Eigil Kaas who led the DaMS for five years. [more]
The European Meteorological Society has chosen Julia Slingo as Laureate of the EMS Silver Medal 2017. She is honoured for her outstanding contributions to meteorology and climate predictions. [more]
An international coalition of 33 meteorological and climate societies and institutions have released a Collective Global Climate Statement to coincide with Earth Day on 22nd April, which this year is focused on environmental and climate literacy. [more]
On invitation of the Portuguese Meteorological and Geophysical Association 100 experts from different institutions discussed risks that are connected to meteorological and geophysical phenomena.
It also marked the 20th anniversary of the APMG. [more]
EMS in short
The EMS is the association of Meteorological Societies in Europe. The network consists of 37 Member Societies and 32 Associate Members. The EMS is a non-profit-making organisation. The EMS Annual Meetings attract some 600 people each year from all sectors of the field. With a number of Awards outstanding contributions to the science, its applications and communciation are honoured; young scientists are supported through travel grants.