The European Meteorological Society and the Tromp Foundation collaborate on this new EMS Tromp Award to promote Biometeorology in Europe and within the EMS community.
The Tromp Foundation (Foundation for Biometeorological Research), the legacy of Solco W. Tromp, is funding this new award. The award is announced annually and was given the first time in 2015.
The EMS Tromp Award 2019 winner is Diego G. Miralles, Ghent University, Belgium. He was nominated with the paper: “Land–atmospheric feedbacks during droughts and heatwaves: state of the science and current challenges”, D.G. Miralles, P. Gentine, S.I. Seneviratne, and A. J. Teuling., published in April 2019 in Ann.N.Y. Acad.Sci., 1436, 19-35, DOI 10.1111/nyas.19312, 2019.
The prize in is presented during the EMS Annual Meeting. The awardee receives $US 1,000 and travel expenses to attend the EMS Annual Meeting (includes return economy air fare, accommodation and registration fees).
The awardee is expected to give a presentation at one of the sessions thematically related to biometeorology at the EMS Annual meeting, for example Atmospheric effects on humans, Adaptation, Urban climate or Agrometerology.
A call for nominations or applications is issued each year in early spring. The deadline for applications in 2020 will be published in early 2020.