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EMS2023 Call for abstracts is now open

The EMS2023 will take place as a hybrid event at the University of Economics in Bratislava & online from 4 to 8 September 2023. The PSC together with convenors has developed a session programme that will offer many opportunities for collaboration across the entire weather and climate enterprise. [more]

EMS2023 session proposals (now closed)

The EMS Annual Meeting 2023  will be held as a hybrid event at the University of Economics in Bratislava & online from 4 to 8 September 2023. A particular focus will be on Europe and droughts: Hydrometeorological processes, forecasting and preparedness[more]

Sergej Zilitinkevich Memorial Award 2023

Nominations are accepted 01 December 2022 – 28 February 2023. Seven organisations have jointly established this international award to honour scientists having made breakthroughs in atmospheric sciences or oceanography. Nominations for the award are openly selected within international research networks, [more]

New Learning Portal for Africa

Ahead of the COP27 in November 2022, the newly founded African Meteorological Society has worked in collaboration with the UK’s Royal Meteorological Society to produce a suite of learning resources for their website africanmetsociety.org.[more]

This was EMS2022

A big Thank You to all for attending this first hybrid EMS Annual Meeting; we were enthralled to see so many back and welcome many early career scientists attending for the first time. Whether you participated in person in Bonn or online, we hope your expectations were met und the conference was interesting and will result in many new collaborations and projects. [more]

Harry-Otten-Prize 2023

The Harry-Otten-Prize for Innovation in meteorology was created to encourage individuals and groups to propose ideas how meteorology in a practical way can further move society forward. Deadline for applications: 10 March 2023[more]

Inauguration ceremony of AfMS

In 2021, the Meteorological Societies in Africa have established a permanent organization called African Meteorological Society (AfMS) for their cooperation to build capacity in Africa.  Similar to the EMS, the AfMS is the association of meteorological societies from the African continent.[more]

EMS Council and General Assembly 2022

The EMS General Assembly on 4 Septenber elected two new Council representatives, discussed the status of implementation of the Strategic Plan. It was also considered how nominations for awards can be increased. Dick Blaauboer was welcome as the new chair of the EMS CoM and Sylvain Joffre honoured for his outstanding contributions to develop the Annual Meeting to the forum it is today.[more]

EMS2022 is coming up …

We look forward to the first hybrid version of this event. Thus, the thematic focus of the conference, Connecting communities, gets a very literal meaning as we will connect again in-person and discuss face-to-face [more]