“Future Weather, Future Challenges” was a one-day event encompassing three session on the challenges of future weather and climate change. There was a stimulating and engaging line-up of speakers, including two EMS Silver Medal recipients, exploring the ways that weather and climate can impact on Irish society.
The SGM and the C2SM organised a workshop on weather and climate communication at ETH Zurich. The participants learned about the best ways to present their research topics to the general public
The International Forum of Meteorological Societies will be meeting for its 5th Global Meeting on 5 and 6 September 2018 in Budapest, Hungary; the meeting is hosted by the Hungarian Meteorological Society (MMT). All interested organisations are invited to attend this forum.
Support application deadlines:
7 March: travel award applications (EMS YSTA)
13 April: Tromp foundation travel awards for young scientists; waiver applications
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
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.