EMS News

Weather Photographer of the Year 2020

Shortlist and public voting until 25 September 2020: the 26 finalists of this year’s ‘Weather Photographer of the Year 2020’ have been announced by the RMetS in association with AccuWeather. The vote is closes 25 September at midnight (BST).[more]

WMO competitions and challenges

The World Meteorological Organization has launched three initiatives that are of general interest to the meteorological community: a calendar competition, an weather app award and a the second verifcation challenge.[more]

Second International Verification Challenge

The WMO forecast verification challenge encourages the development of new forecast verification approaches that make use of non-traditional observations. New scores and visualisations are also encouraged.[more]

Young German meteorologists making things happen

The youth chapter of DMG, over the last two years, has organized career fairs, standalone workshops and workshops at conferences. Another focus is the development of an international network of youth chapters from meteorological societies within the EMS. It is planned to contact the various societies …[more]

UPDATE: EMS Digital Dialogue: 8 & 9 September

The EMS will organise a one-day online event on Tuesday, 8 September 2020. Two sessions dedicated to highly-relevant issues around Open Science and Open Data, as well as connections between COVID-19 and meteorology are planned.[more]

Applied Meteorology and Climatology Proceedings

Contributions in the Pandemic Year 2020: Despite the cancellation of the EMS Annual Meeting in 2020, it is possible to submit contributions on applied meteorology and climatology to the open access journal Advances in Science and Research. Submission is now open, and will close on 15 January 2021.[more]

EMS 2020 Media Forecast Award for Zoltán Üveges

The forecast by Zoltán Üveges, Hungary, for 18 May 2020, broadcast via YouTube, was selected for the EMS Media Weather Forecast Award 2020. Zoltán Üveges’ presentation demonstrates how probability forecasts can be communicated.[more]

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