News from EMS Members

New book – Dynamics of The Tropical Atmosphere and Oceans

Peter Webster’s Dynamics of The Tropical Atmosphere and Oceans is the latest addition to RMetS Advancing Weather and Climate Science Book Series with Wiley. Webster describes a variety of large-scale tropical circulation systems and how they interact with a multitude of higher frequency systems.[more]

RMetS VIRTUAL Student & ECS Conference

The Royal Meteorological Society is announcing that this year’s Student and Early Career Scientists Annual Conference will be held as a FREE virtual conference on 29 and 30 June 2020. [more]

Weather Photographer of the Year 2020

The Royal Meteorological Society is calling on photographers to enter its annual photography competition in association with AccuWeather. This year’s competition is particularly special as the Society celebrates its 170th Anniversary.[more]

Interview of the month: Kerstin Vejdemo

The new president of the Swedish Meteorological Society says the SMS aims to be a network and a place for people interested in meteorology to share knowledge and also socialize. SMS, founded in 1959, has a quarterly journal, Polarfront, and arranges five to eight open meetings or seminars every year.[more]

Young Scientist Awardee: Velle Toll, Estonia

Velle Toll, University of Tartu, Estonia, is the EMS Young Scientist Awardee 2020. He receives the award for his work that significantly improved the understanding of the anthropogenic air pollution particles, clouds and climate.[more]

150 years Hungarian Meteorological Service

The Hungarian Meteorological Service dedicates all year 2020 to the celebration of the 150th anniversary of its foundation. The jubilee year is marked by several important events: issue of a national stamp and coin, press and science conferences, and dedicated publications.[more]

AME Fotoinverno and Meteovideo 2020

Asociación Meteorológica Española (AME) runs a biennial meteo video competition. The winner of Meteovideo’2020 is El cielo afortunaddo, compiled using some spectacular time lapse videos taken on Tenerife Island, Spain, by Roberto Porto Mata.
AME also published the results of its photo competition, “Fotoinvierno’2020[more]

ÖGM Margules Prize 2020: Daniel Fenner

Daniel Fenner from the Institute for Ecology, Department of Climatology at the Technical University of Berlin, was selected to receive the Max Margules Prize of the Austrian Society for Meteorology for his paper “Intra and inter ´local climate zone´ variability of air temperature as observed by crowd sourced citizen weather stations in Berlin”. The work was published in the Meteorologische Zeitschrift, [more]

New web tool to monitor quality of observations

The WMO and ECMWF launched a new web-based interface to help monitor the availability and quality of global meteorological observations. The WIGOS Data Quality Monitoring System (WDQMS) monitors the availability and quality of land-based surface and upper-air observations. It is based on near-real-time monitoring information provided by four participating global NWP centres[more]

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