EMS Tromp Award for an outstanding achievement in biometeorology

Call for applications: EMS Tromp AwardThe European Meteorological Society and the Tromp Foundation collaborate on the 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 award. The award is announced annually and was given the first time in 2015. For all previous awardees see below.


The prize is normally presented during the EMS Annual Meeting. The awardee receives 1,000€ and a free registration to attend the EMS Annual Meeting; in case of a physical meeting also travel expenses to attend the EMS Annual Meeting are covered (includes return economy air fare, and accommodation).

The awardee is expected to give a presentation at one of the sessions thematically related to biometeorology, for example Atmospheric effects on humans, Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, Cities and urban areas in the earth-atmosphere system, and Interactions between air pollution, meteorology and the spread of COVID-19.

A call for nominations or applications is issued each year in early spring.

EMS Tromp Awardee 2022 Branislava Lali? (photo: private)The 2022 EMS Tromp Award was won by Branislava Lalic for the publication “Identifying Crop and Orchard Growing Stages Using Conventional Temperature and Humidity Reports“, Proceedings of the Atmosphere 2022, 13, 700. https://doi.org/10.3390/atmos13050700; https://www.mdpi.com/journal/atmosphere by Branislava Lali? et al. For more details see Branislava Lalic wins EMS Tromp Award 2022.

EMS Tromp Award 2023

The call for nominations 2023 will be issued in spring 2023.

Eligibility and application procedures


Anybody having published a scientific paper in the field of biometeorology meeting the criteria detailed below and resident in Europe (WMO RAVI) is eligible to apply for the award. There is no age restriction. Scientists can apply directly or be nominated by another person.

Application/nomination procedure

  • The EMS-Tromp-Award is awarded to a scientist for an excellent scientific paper in the field of biometeorology.
  • The paper must have been published in an international peer-reviewed journal with the nominee as first author.
  • The nomination may be made by the scientist him/herself or by others working in the field of biometeorology.
  • The nomination needs to be accompanied by the PDF of the published scientific paper, Curriculum Vitae, and publication list.