01/02/2018
Future weather - future challenges


“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.

01/02/2018
IFMS General Assembly Meeting 5


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.

13/12/2017
Launch of Tom Keane Lecture Series


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.

13/12/2017
Interview of the month: Slovak Meteorological Society


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.

13/12/2017
The invention of the ceilometer


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.

13/12/2017
Acitivities of the Icelandic Meteorological Society


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.