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

The Società Meteorologica Italiana (SMI) will mark the 150-year anniversary of SMI and the Moncalieri weather observatory with a symposium on Friday, 27 November 2015 in at “Carlo Alberto” College in Moncalieri, near Torino, where the association was born in 1865 due to the initiative of the Barnabite meteorologist Francesco Denza.

In September 1873 Denza participated in the First International Meteorological Congress in Vienna, contriuting to the exchange weather information among countries and the establishment of the International Meteorological Organization (IMO).