28/08/2017 - 01/09/2017, Wiener Neustadt, Austria
ESSL Summer School on Severe Convection

Every day another convective hazard by the ESSL Team and external experts.


  • Methods of forecasting severe convective storms
  • Flash-flood climatology, formation and forecasting
  • Convective windstorms (downbursts and gust fronts) climatology, formation and forecasting
  • Hail climatology, formation and forecasting
  • Lightning climatology and formation
  • Tornado climatology, dynamics and forecasting
  • Subtropical and tropical cyclones in the Mediterranean climatology and formation
  • Climate change and severe storms

Target audience

Students, trainees, persons involved in emergency management, risk assessment, or in the insurance and re-insurance sector. The lectures will be complemented by daily practicals and weather briefings.