EMS Silver Medal

The EMS Silver Medal was established in 2008 to highlight distinguished contributions to the development of meteorology in Europe. The Award is presented annually.

Candidates for the EMS Silver Medal can be nominated by EMS Member Societies and Associate Members, EMS Committees and Project Teams through their respective chairs, and EMS Council representatives. The EMS Awards Committee, consisting of senior members of meteorological institutions in Europe, makes recommendations to the EMS Council for a final decision.

The Award consists of the Silver Medal and a certificate. The awardee is invited to give a Silver Medal Lecture the EMS Annual Meeting.

Silver Medal 2021

Erik Lundtang Petersen, Denmark, was selected to receive the EMS Silver Medal 2021. This award recognises his outstanding scientific contribution to wind energy meteorology and leading role in the creation of the European Wind Atlas.

Silver Medal Lecture:
“Wind Energy Meteorology for Sustainable Development“

The award ceremony and the Silver Medal Lecture by the Laureate, will take place in September 2021 at the EMS Annual Meeting.

Awards Ceremony 2020

Awards Ceremony 2020

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