News from EMS Members

25/07/2017
ACAM: New President Jordi Mazon

Jordi Mazon Bueso was elected ACAM-President in spring 2017. He suceeds Joan Bech Rustullet, Professor for Earth Physica at the University of Barcelona.
Jordi Mazon graduated in Physics, completed a Master in Applied Climatology,... [more]

11/07/2017
EMS Outreach & Communication Award 2017 for "Le train du climat & ses messagers"

"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 [more]

23/05/2017
AME Meteoreportaje winner photo

Carlos Castillejo Balsera is the winner of the AME Meteoreportaje 2016, the contest of the Spanish Meteorological Society, with his report with the title "Momentos". Roberto Porto Mata won the Meteovideo, the AME video competition, with the video "La Ley del cielo".
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21/04/2017
Collective Global Climate Statement Released for Earth Day

An international coalition of 33 meteorological and climate societies and institutions have released a Collective Global Climate Statement to coincide with Earth Day on 22nd April, which this year is focused on environmental and climate literacy. [more]

07/02/2017
Météo et Climat: International Weather and Climate Forum

"Infrastructure and climate change – How will climate change impact infrastructure?" - Météo et Climat is organising the 14th International Weather and Climate Forum, with particpatory discussions on 23 March, a Symposium on 24 March in Paris, and a Media workshop on Climate Change from 30 March to 1 April in Turin/Italy. [more]

30/12/2016
UMFVG has elected Laura Palmisano as the new president

The Unione Meteorologica del Friuli Venezia Giulia (UMFVG) has elected a new board, with Laura Palmisano as the new president.
Laura Palmisano earned a Master Degree in Natural Sciences at the Università degli Studi di Trieste and has dedicated her career to the promotion and teaching of science. [more]

27/12/2016
Werner Wehry

Prof Dr Werner Wehry sadly passed away on 4 December 2016 aged 77. He was one of the founders of the European Meteorological Society and also served as the second President of the Society during the years 2002 to 2005. [more]

27/06/2016
The importance of National Meteorological and Geophysical Services

On 17 May 2016 the Portuguese Association of Meteorology and Geophysics (APMG) hosted a debate on the importance of national meteorological and geophysical services, discussing the role of Meteorology and Geophysics in Portugal and the appropriate framework in the State structure. [more]

SGM President Michael Sprenger

16/03/2016
SGM elected Michael Sprenger as new President

The Swiss Society for Meteorology elected Michael Sprenger as new president for a term of four years. He says "The major focus of the SGM in the coming years will be twofold: First, we would like to enthuse young researchers for the SGM activities, ..." [more]

22/11/2015
Società Meteorologica Italiana: 150-year anniversary

The Società Meteorologica Italiana (SMI) will mark the 150-year anniversary of the society and the Moncalieri weather observatory with a symposium on Friday, 27 November 2015 in at "Carlo Alberto" College in Moncalieri, near Torino. [more]

09/11/2015
Findings and Recommendations on the Use of Satellite Information in Nowcasting and SRNWP

At the EUMETSAT Satellite Conference held in Toulouse from 21 – 25 September 2015, Jeanette Onvlee (KNMI) and Johannes Schmetz (EUMETSAT) convened a session on ‘Advances in Utilisation of Satellite Data for Nowcasting and Limited Area Modelling’. This session was concluded with a panel discussion entitled ‘Use of Satellite Information in Nowcasting and Short-range Numerical Weather Prediction (SRNWP)’. [more]

07/10/2015
150 year anniversary of Austrian Meteorological Society ÖGM

The celebrations under the title “A total of 425 Years of Weather Celebration” were held in the frame of the International Conference on Alpine Meteorology in Innsbruck ICAM2015, Austria.
425 years of weather celebration: also the 150-year anniversary of the Austrian weather map and the 125-year anniversary of the Institute of Meteorology and Geophysics of the University Innsbruck were commemorated.
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