Collective Global Climate Statement Released for Earth Day

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.

19/09/2017 - 21/09/2017, Potsdam, Germany
Cities and Climate Conference 2017

The Cities and Climate Conference 2017 will explore the latest advances in research and practice addressing climate change in cities, including issues of risk management, economics of adaptation, infrastructure, planning, governance, and their possible trade-offs and synergies with mitigation and sustainability objectives.
Abstract submission deadline: 31 May 2017

10/09/2017 - 15/09/2017, Trieste, Italy
SCAR/Past Antarctic Ice Sheet (PAIS) Conference

The aim of the conference is to present recent results that address still open questions in understanding the sensitivity of the Antarctic Ice Sheet and its contribution to past and future sea level and climate change.
Abstract submission deadline: 30 April 2017

28/08/2017 - 01/09/2017, Delft, The Netherlands
Summer School on Sea Level Change

This Summer School will provide Ph.D. students and junior scientists specializing in sea level research with a basic introduction to the dynamics of current and future sea level change and to state-of-the-art tools to measure and project it. The different contributors to global and regional sea level change will be presented by world-leading experts.

Post-doctoral position (or PhD): Feasibility Study for a Smart Air Quality Network

Closing date: not specified
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
Public meteorological and air quality measurement networks are no longer the only data source in cities. Low-cost sensor networks are rapidly developing. Some of these networks are going to be based on the cell phone network. KIT seeks a researcher for a feasibility study for a smart air quality network.

PhD grant in sea ice modelling

Closing date: not specified
Université catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
Within the APPLICATE EU project, the Georges Lemaître Centre for Earth and Climate Research / Earth and Life Institute of the Université catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium is seeking a PhD student for 42 months.

18/05/2017 - 19/05/2017, Helsinki, Finland
XXVIII Geophysics Days

The aim of this biennial meeting is to pass information about new scientific research topics to the researchers and students of various disciplines of geophysics - solid earth, hydrosphere, atmosphere and near space.

EMS Outstanding Contribution Award to Sylvain Joffre

The EMS Council at its recent Session selected Sylvain Joffre, chair of the EMS Committee on Meetings, as the recipient of the EMS Outstanding Contribution Award 2017. He is honoured for pursuing and advancing the growth of the Annual Meeting activities of the Society through continuous and exceptional dedication to international networking and connecting diverse communities.