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.
From 3 to 7 September 2018 the EMS Annual Meeting will take place in Budapest, Hungary.
Porpose new sessions: the call for session proposals is open until 4 Jan 2018.
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, ...