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, ...
The EMS Council elected Bob Riddaway (UK) as its 7th President at the 37th Session on 3rd September 2017 in Dublin. He succeeds Horst Böttger who had been steering the activities of the Society since 2014.
Harry Otten Prize for Innovation in Meteorology awarded in Dublin - Lee Chapman receives 25,000 Euro for his idea of using low-cost sensors and the Internet of Things to advance weather forecasts.
The 2017 EMS Annual Meeting – European Conference for Applied Meteorology and Climatology – will take place next week from 4 to 8 September 2017 at The Helix, Dublin City University, Ireland.
Conference Theme: Serving Society with better Weather and Climate Information
The series of two consecutive summer schools about the Earth’s Dynamic Surface is targeting a group of 25 doctoral students, aiming (1) to improve their skills to understand the complex interaction of the processes shaping the Earth’s surface at different temporal and spatial scales, (2) to monitor, model and predict the results of these interactions, and (3) to identify and mitigate risks of natural and human-caused interference in these processes in an interdisciplinary and intercultural environment.
With the theme"Transforming Communication in the Weather, Water, and Climate Enterprise", the 2018 AMS Annual Meeting will discuss the role of communication as a dynamic, powerful, and essential part of the weather, climate, and water enterprise. Successful communication requires active engagement – not only thinking about what, when, where, how, why, and to whom we speak but also carefully listening to better understand and respond appropriately.
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,...
The EMS Tromp Award 2017 winner is Stéphanie Horion, Assistant professor at the Dept. of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
The Tromp Foundation (Foundation for Biometeorological Research, the legacy of Solco W. Tromp, is funding this award with the intention to promote biometeorology in Europe.
Citation: The entry demonstrated that Helga van Leur combines weather and climate in her presentation in a way that makes it relevant and interesting to viewers; adding climate-related information to the forecast was very helpful. Helga has clearly honed her presentation skills with great use of voice, facial expressions and arm movements to convey the message, supported by her graphics.
"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