Young Scientist Travel Awards (YSTAs)

Young Scientist Travel Awards are awarded to support participation of outstanding students and young scientists at EMS-co-sponsored conferences. The award is given as travel expenses support.

Young scientists under 35 years of age on the first of January of the respective year, working and/or studying in a European country are eligible for an award. All countries with an EMS Member Society or included in the WMO RA VI region are considered as European. For an overview of EMS Member Societies please consult the EMS Member site.

In the evaluation of the applications received for a specific conference, normally the following four criteria are applied:

  • Interest of the submitted paper
  • Innovation content of the submitted paper
  • Candidate profile
  • Country.

Announcements 2017

2017 Young Scientist Travel Awards (YSTAs) are announced for the participation in the following events (application deadlines given in bold):

Also, the Tromp Foundation funds six additional travel grants for participation in the EMS Annual Meeting: European Conference for Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 4-8 September 2017, Dublin, specifically for contributions on biometeorological topics: announcement.

Award recipients 2016

10th International Conference on Air Quality – Science and Application
14 – 18 March 2016, Milan, Italy

Photo Mireia Udina

Despina Giannadaki
The Cyprus Institute, Energy Environment and Water Research Center – Climate group, Nicosia, Cyprus.
Despina Giannadaki gave a presentation entitled Public health gains from strict regulations on fine particulate air polution.

  • Read her report from the AQ Conference.

DACH Conference
14 – 18 March 2016, Berlin, Germany

photo Stephanie Hänsel, author T. Kruse

Stephanie Hänsel
Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany

Stephanie Hänsel gave a presentation entitled Evaluating the impact relevance of drought indices.

  • Read her report from the AQ Conference.

17th Conference on Mountain Meteorology
27 June – 01 July 2016, Burlington, VT, USA

photo Ivana Marinovic

Ivana Marinovic
Department of Geophysics, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, Croatia

Ivana Marinovic gave a poster presentation entitled Surface energy balance closure in the Owens Valley, CA.

  • Read her report from the Mountain Met Conference.

8th ESA Earth Observation Summer School
1 – 12 August 2016, Frascati, Italy

photo Stefanie Feuerstein

Stefanie Feuerstein
Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research, Leipzig, Germany

Stefanie Feuerstein won the EO SummerSchool Poster Award with her poster entitled Characterisation of dust emission from alluvial sources in the Sahara

  • Read her report from the ESA EO Summer School 2016.
photo Panagiotis Sismanidis

Panagiotis Sismanidis
National Technical University of Athens, Greece

Panagiotis Sismanisis won the second prize of the EO Summer School Poster Award with his poster entitled Generation of High Spatiotemporal Land Surface Temperature Time series.

  • Read his report from the ESA EO Summer School 2016.

16th EMS Annual Meeting and 11th ECAC
12 – 16 September 2016, Trieste, Italy

photo Olga Antokhina

Olga Antokhina
V.E. Zuev Institute of Atmospheric Optics Tomsk, Russian Federation

Olga Antokhina gave a poster presentation entitled The impact of atmospheric blocking in Western Siberia on the methane emissions in summer: Session Programme

  • Read her report from the EMS & ECAC 2016.
photo Lukáš Dolák

Lukáš Dolák
Masaryk University Brno, Czech Republic

Lukáš Dolák gave a poster presentation entitled Hydrometeorological
extremes and their impacts in the Jihlava region (Czech Republic) in the
1651–1880 period
: Session Programme

  • Read his report from the EMS & ECAC 2016.
photo Jinating Du

Jianting Du
Technical University of Denmark, Roskilde, Denmark

Jianting Du gave a presentation entitled Roughness length for coastal waters from wave boundary layer model: Session Programme

  • Read his report from the EMS & ECAC 2016.
photo Jorge Lopez Parages

Jorge Lopez Parages
Ca’ Foscari University, Venice, Italy

Jorge Lopez Parages gave a presentation entitled ENSO influence on the North Atlantic European climate: a non-linear and non-stationary approach: Session Programme

  • Read his report from the EMS & ECAC 2016.
photo Paolo Ruggieri

Gabriella Zsebeházi
Hungarian Meteorological Service, Budapest, Hungary

Gabriella Zsebeházi gave a presentation entitled Sensitivity of the SURFEX land surface model to forcing settings in urban climate modelling: Session Programme

  • Read her report from the EMS & ECAC 2016.

ECMWF Annual Seminar
05 – 09 September 2016, Reading,UK

photo Paolo Ruggieri

Paolo Ruggieri
Department of Physical and Chemical Sciences, University of L’Aquila, Italy

  • Read his report from the ECMWF Annual Seminar 2016.

EUMETSAT Satellite Conference
26 – 30 September 2016, Darmstadt

photo Eduard Luca

Eduard Luca
Romanian National Meteorological Administration, Bucharest, Romania
Eduard Luca gave a presentation entitled The use of ADAGUC for MSG RGB products visualisation at the Romanian National Meteorological Administration.

  • Read his report from the EUMETSAT Satellite Conference 2016.

European Conference on Radar in Meteorology and Hydrology
10 – 14 October 2016, Antaly

photo Francesco Marra

Francesco Marra
Hydrometeorology Lab, Institute of Earth Sciences, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

Francesco Marra gave a presentation entitled Intensity-Duration-Frequency curves from radar estimates in a range of climatic regimes

  • Read his report from the ERAD2016.