The international Award for meteorology and climatology Eduard Fontserè 2017 will be presented to Roberto Serrano-Notivoli and his co-authors during the XXIII Symposium of Meteorology Eduard Fontserè, on 24 and 26 November 2017 in Barcelona.
The Slovak Meteorological Society held its General Assembly in September 2017 and elected a new committee; the new president is Paulina Volova of the Slovak Hydrometeorological Institute (SHMI) in Bratislava.
Deadline 31 Jan 2018 / optional: 10 Dec 2017 for short proposals
Technological contributions that have the potential for Europe-wide impact are recognised with the Technology Achievement Award. The deadline for nominations is 31 January 2018.
The 2017 EMS Annual Meeting from 4 to 8 September 2017 at Dublin City University, Ireland, was attended by 814 participants from 46 countries. Photos, videos, poster award, ...
The EMS Council elected Bob Riddaway (UK) as its 7th President at the 37th Session on 3rd September 2017 in Dublin. He succeeds Horst Böttger who had been steering the activities of the Society since 2014.
Harry Otten Prize for Innovation in Meteorology awarded in Dublin - Lee Chapman receives 25,000 Euro for his idea of using low-cost sensors and the Internet of Things to advance weather forecasts.
The 2017 EMS Annual Meeting – European Conference for Applied Meteorology and Climatology – will take place next week from 4 to 8 September 2017 at The Helix, Dublin City University, Ireland.
Conference Theme: Serving Society with better Weather and Climate Information
The EMS Tromp Award 2017 winner is Stéphanie Horion, Assistant professor at the Dept. of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
The Tromp Foundation (Foundation for Biometeorological Research, the legacy of Solco W. Tromp, is funding this award with the intention to promote biometeorology in Europe.
Citation: The entry demonstrated that Helga van Leur combines weather and climate in her presentation in a way that makes it relevant and interesting to viewers; adding climate-related information to the forecast was very helpful. Helga has clearly honed her presentation skills with great use of voice, facial expressions and arm movements to convey the message, supported by her graphics.
"Le train du climat" has been selected to receive the award for its very innovative and original concept to develop an exhibition on a train, as a catalyst for discussion and debate about climate change issues, between scientists and cultural mediators present on board and general public.
Taking place on the eve of the Paris accord negotiations in 2015, the project has been very successful and has met its main goal, which was to advance climate literacy and to contribute to science-based policy making