News from EMS Members

8th MetMed will take place virtually

The MetMed will take place online 25 – 27 May 2021 and aims to show, discuss and disseminate the contributions of the international scientific community on different aspects of the meteorology and climatology of the Mediterranean Basin and foster communication between different research groups. The abstract submission online is still open until 21 February 2021.[more]

Meteorological Masterclass Series Returns

Anticipating floods, droughts and heatwaves

Following the success of last Autumn’s Meteorological Masterclass Series – Winter Storms in European Weather and Climate, the RMetS announces a second series with the University of Reading, taking place[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]

Meteorological Masterclass series now available online

The Meteorological Masterclass Series – Winter Storms in European Weather and Climate, which was oraganised in partnership between the Royal Meteorological Society and the University of Reading, provided additional training and continuing professional development for[more]

RMetS New President and Vice-Presidents

The Royal Meteorological Society is welcoming Professor David Griggs PhD, FRMetS as the new President of the Society, alongside Professor Lesley Gray, PhD, FRMetS as the new Vice-President and Gary Johnston as the new Vice-President for Scotland. They formally took office on 1 October 2020.[more]

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]

Free virtual Meteorological Masterclass Series

Winter Storms in European Weather and Climate: The RMetS has joined with the University of Reading to provide additional training for professionals who work in Meteorology and Climate Science. Leading experts will present the latest science for understanding and predicting storm track behaviour [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]

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