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.

Award

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. The 2021 EMS Tromp Award was won by Athanasios Damialis for his publication on “Higher airborne pollen concentrations correlated with increased SARS-CoV-2 infection rates, as evidenced from 31 countries across the globe“, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States 2021 Vol. 118 No. 12 e2019034118; https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2019034118 by Athanasios Damialis et al. Find more details below (“Previous Awardees”)

EMS Tromp Award 2022

Please see the call for nominations 2022 below.

Call for nominations 2022: submission deadline is 30 April 2022

The European Meteorological Society and Tromp Foundation invite applications for the EMS Tromp Award. The Tromp Foundation (Foundation for Biometeorological Research), the legacy of Solco W. Tromp, is funding this award.

Eligibility

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 will be 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 paper must have been published between 1 January 2020 and the deadline for this EMS Tromp Award on 30 April 2022.
  • 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.
  • Nominations must be submitted electronically by email to ems-tromp-award@emetsoc.org until 30 April 2022, 23:59 UTC.

Award

The prize will be presented during the EMS Annual Meeting Awards ceremony in September 2022 at the University of Bonn, Germany. The awardee will receive 1,000€ travel expenses (includes return economy air fare, and accommodation) to attend the EMS Annual Meeting and a free registration to attend the EMS Annual Meeting.

The awardee is expected to give a presentation at one of the EMS Sessions 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.

Eligibility and application procedures

Eligibility

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.