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.

EMS Awards 2018

Awards 2018: EMS Young Scientist Award (27 April), EMS Media Awards (22 May 2018), Young Scientist Travel Awards, Tromp travel award for young scientists (13 April 2018), EMS Tromp Award for Biometeorology (30 April 2018), Outstanding Poster Award (13 April 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.

Activities of the Austrian Society for Meteorology, ÖGM, in 2017

The ÖGM organised several events, among them the 7th Österreichische MeteorologInnentag. The "Golden Hann Medal" was awarded to Inge Auer during the "Austrian Climate Day" and the "Max Margules Prize" for an outstanding paper published in the MetZet was presented to Francesco Isotta.

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.