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
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.

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.