Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Meteorologie (SGM)

Switzerland

Established: 1916                                     sgm_logo
Number of members: 157
President: Michael Sprenger

Purpose & objectives:

  • Advance the science of the atmosphere and hydrosphere in Switzerland
  • Provide opportunities for exchange and publications
  • Advance co-operation on an international level

Main activities:

  • Annual Meeting, including scientific presentations and a photo competition; master students are invited for short presentations of their projects
  • Events especially arranged for students to introduce employment opportunities outside the academic sector
  • Publication of Meteorologische Zeitschrift, together with DMG and ÖGM
  • Collaboration with DMG and ÖGM on the triennual conference DACH (conference language German)

This year, a climate and weather coommunication media workshop will take place on 14 September 2017.

Contact information:

Präsident: Michael Sprenger
ETH Zürich
Institut für Atmosphäre und Klima
CHM M 12.3
Universitätstrasse 16
CH-8092 Zürich
Tel. +41 44 633 36 23
E-Mail: michael.sprenger[at]env.ethz.ch