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Communicating Weather and Well-Being

The Symposium with the focus on Communicating Biometeorological Knowledge for Public Health will be held as a hybrid side event at the EMS Annual Meeting in Barcelona on 5 and 6 September 2024. In-person attendance is limited to 50 participants.[more]

The winner of the EPM2024 is ….

Majid Khaleghi Moghaddam with “Khalkhal”: This cloud form is altocumulus type 4 and indicates strong wind blowing in the upper levels of the atmosphere. Find out about the run-ups and the public favourite[more]

EMS Webinar: The Geomagnetic Storm: Beauty and the Beast

The EMS Webinar series continues with a special edition about Aurora Borealis. Our first speaker, Árpád Kis, a geophysicist and space scientist, will cover all the fundamental aspects of a geomagnetic storm and its impact on the Earth environment. Hanneke Luijting, a meteorologist and sustainability advisor to the government, from the Netherlands, will provide insights in how to capture Aurora Borealis in photography.[more]

Carola Detring joins EMS as Assistant

The EMS is delighted to welcome Carola Detring as new part-time staff member. Carola joined on 1 February 2024 and will mainly support the preparations and development of the EMS Annual Meetings. Carola brings a lot of experience in this area through her membership of the EMS Committee on Meetings [more]

African Meteorological Society – First Newsletter

The African Meteorological Society was established in 2021 with the kind assistance of the International Forum Meteorological Society ( From the African continent the AfMS is the association of meteorological societies, similar to the[more]

EMS Tromp Award for biometeorology 2024: nominations invited

Deadline for applications: 30 April 2024. The EMS Tromp Award for an outstanding achievement in biometeorology is presented 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 …[more]

MeteoXchange 4-5 April 2024 – A Free Conference for Early Career Scientists

Submit your abstract until 29 February.
The MeteoXchange ECS Conference is back for its third edition. Keynote Lectures – Poster and Oral Sessions – Social Events – Optional Workshop in preparation for the conference: The programme is designed to accommodate participants from various time zones, ensuring an inclusive experience for everyone.[more]