SGM elected Michael Sprenger as new President

SGM President Michael Sprenger

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, ..."

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.

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)’.

EMS Silver Medal 2016: Call for nominations

EMS Member Societies, EMS Associate Members, EMS Committees and Project Teams, and EMS Council representatives are invited to make nominations for the EMS Silver Medal 2016.
Details are available from the call for nominations.
The deadline for nominaions is 15 January 2016.