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EMS2018: Call for abstracts

The EMS Annual Meeting: European Conference for Applied Meteorology and Climatology 2018 (EMS2018) will take place from 3 to 7 September 2018 the Corvinus University in the centre of Budapest, Hungary.

Conference Theme: Weather and climate: global change and local hazards.

The scientific programme and abstract submission are now accessible at: [more]

Future weather – future challenges

On the 12th December 2017 Met Éireann, the Irish Meteorological Service, hosted an international symposium at the Mansion House, Dublin, Ireland. “Future Weather, Future Challenges” was a one-day event encompassing three session on the challenges[more]

Workshop on Weather and Climate Communication

On September 14th 2017 the Swiss Meteorological Society (SGM) and the Center for Climate Systems Modeling (C2SM) organised a workshop on weather and climate communication at ETH Zurich. The participants learned about the best ways[more]


The IFMS General Assembly Meeting #5, September 5- 6, 2018 in Budapest, Hungary

The International Forum of Meteorological Societies (IFMS) will hold its fifth Meeting in Budapest, Hungary. The meeting is hosted by the Hungarian Meteorological[more]

Launch of Tom Keane Lecture Series

During this year’s EMS conference in Dublin, an outreach event was organised to promote agricultural meteorology and to remember Tom Keane, an influential contributor to this field both in Ireland and abroad.[more]

The invention of the ceilometer

This artícle by Kristian Pagh Nielsen was first published Vejret 153, the Meteorological Magazine of the Danish Meteorological Society. The article below is a shortened version.

Who invented the ceilometer?

Before the invention of the laser, ceilometers utilized beams of light from projectors. [more]

Profile of the Icelandic Meteorological Society

The purpose of the Icelandic Meteorological Society, or Veðurfræðifélagið, is to improve and deepen the knowledge of meteorology and related fields in Iceland. The society is open to all with a genuine interest in the subject.[more]

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