Paul Halton, the chair of the local organising committee for the EMS2017, provides valuable insight into the work of the local hosts and narrates the story how the EMS2017 came to Ireland ... [more]
The meetings of the society are open to all and well attended events, where professional meteorologists and weather enthusiasts meet and share their interest in weather. In 2017, the society, together with the Icelandic Meteorological Office and the University of Iceland, organizedthe 34th ICAM. [more]
Interview with the new President of the Slovak Meteorological Society (SMS)
EMS LC: If you wanted to describe your society in one sentence, what would you say?
SMS: Our society, after a quiet period, is increasing its activity like a mythical phoenix.
During this year's EMS conference in Dublin, an outreach event was organised to promote agricultural meteorology and to remember Tom Keane, an influential contributor to this field both in Ireland and abroad. A full house were in attendance at the launch. [more]
Who invented the ceilometer? According to online sources the idea of how to make a ceilometer was first conceived by englishman Ty Beck in 1897. This is incorrect. As will be retold here, the principle was demonstrated as early as 1871 by the Danish meteorologist Poul la Cour. [more]
The Julian Alps - Mountains born of the Sea: that was the theme of UMFVG's Annual Conference with a mixture oftalks on the geology, climate and weather of the area. [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.