EMS News

AI for Natural Disaster Management: webinar 21 January

A Focus Group on Artificail Intelligence for Natural Disaster Management (FG-AI4NDM) has been lauched under the auspices of ITU/WMO/UNEP. The focus group is building a community of experts and stakeholders to explore current practices (and untapped potential) in the use of AI to support[more]

ASR – Deadline extended to 15 February 2021

It is still possible to submit contributions on applied meteorology and climatology to the open access journal Advances in Science and Research (ASR) published by Copernicus. Submission will close after 15 January 2021.[more]

Global Weather Enterprise: Webinars in January

InterMET.digit is providing a webinar on Autonomous vehicles: the importance of weather-related technology and data services, while the GWE Forum will discuss Legislative Frameworks that Enable Public-Private Engagement in an online Forum.[more]

New members on the EMS Committees

Young scientists have volunteered to work on the EMS Committee on Meetings, and the TAA committee has a new chair. We welcome Carola Detring, Peter Kalverla and Victoria Sinclair on the CoM and Robert Mureau as the new head of the TAA committee.[more]

ICAM2021 postponed – virtual event foreseen

Due to the ongoing Corona pandemic, the 36th ICAM has to be postponed. The organisers ask the community to keep 7 to 11 June 2021 marked in their calendars: They plan to use this week to organise a shorter online meeting to exchange views and ideas.[more]

Publication: Weather and climate information supporting sustainable development goals

Owing to a lack of understanding, and data being unavailable, unusable or unsuitable, weather and climate information is currently underutilised in Sustainable Development Goal implementation. Improvements are essential in knowledge brokering, clarifying responsibilities, multi-institutional and multi-stakeholder governance arrangements and research on systemic risks and decisions.[more]

Web application for environmental education

The web application allows a student to measure environmental parameters using a smartphone, collect and analyze environmental data to determine the contribution of various factors to the formation of the climate. This approach is aimed at people of the generation Z who widely use digital technologies in their everyday life.[more]

EMS Council and General Assembly held online

The EMS Council and General Assembly met on 3 and 9 September 2020, respectively. Normally these meetings are held in conjunction with the yearly EMS conference, but due to the COVID-19 travel restrictions the Bratislava conference was cancelled. The following decisions and actions were agreed:[more]

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