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, ..."
To commemorate the World Meteorological Day, the Cavanis historical meteorological site of measurements will have a day of "open doors" on 9 April 2016
On Friday, 04 March 2016, the public presentation of a certification scheme for Meteorologists and Meteorological Technicians in Italy tool place at the Università degli studi di Bologna. The Associazione Geofisica Italiana (AGI) has been involved from the start in the formulation and development of the scheme.
The Portuguese Association of Meteorology and Geophysics (APMG) has elected Olavo Rasquinho as its new President. He succeeds Luis Pessanha. Sílvia Antunes continues as General Secretary of the Society.
ESSL has launched a weather app: EWOB – European Weather OBserver
You can find EWOB in Google Play and in the AppStore.
Deadline: 21 April 2016. Travel awards are available young scientists.
Survey among participants of the EMS & ECAM 2015, Sofia, Bulgaria.
The feedback has been summarised in a presentation that is now accessible.
We thank everyone who has contributed to the survey.
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.
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 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.