News from EMS Members

Rare Kelvin Helmholtz clouds spotted

Since I started studying meteorology just over a decade ago, I’ve been watching the skies in search of the special Kelvin-Helmholtz waves or Fluctus clouds, my favourite cloud type. Fluctus is the Latin word for billow or wave and reflects the shape of these clouds. [more]

Challenges in meteorology – MI6

The sixth “Challenges in Meteorology” conference was held in Zagreb on November 15th and 16th 2018. The conference was organised by the Croatian Meteorological Society, the Croatian Meteorological and Hydrological Service, Croatia Control and the Department of Geophysics, Faculty of Sciences, University in Zagreb.[more]

Visiting MI6: report by a conference attendee

What to expect from a meteorological conference in one of the smallest countries in the southeastern part of Europe? That’s a question I asked myself when I was invited to the 6th edition of  “Challenges in Meteorology” (in Croatian: Meteorološki izazovi 6, or MI6). How would it compare to its big brothers such as “DACH” run by German speaking countries or the UK’s RMetS equivalent?[more]

Climate negotiations for schools

The Royal Meteorological Society’s award-winning climate negotiations resource for schools visited Northern Ireland. Fifty under-16 year-old students from five schools participated.[more]

Foundation of the Estonian Meteorological Society

Estonia has a long history of taking meteorological observations. The first regular measurements were made in Tallinn in the final decades of the 18th century. An important step forward was the foundation of the Meteorological[more]

Educational activities of the French Meteorological Society: Météo et Climat

Météo et Climat, the French Meteorological Society, was founded in 1852 as a non-profit association. Its head office is in Saint-Mandé, near Paris, and it has a regional section in Toulouse.

Its main missions are:
– To unite the atmospheric and climate science communities
– To promote the interests of communities invested in these areas[more]

Upcoming ACAM conferences

24th Eduard Fontserè Conference, Barcelona, 1st December 2018 (

The theme this year focusses on biometeorology. Specialists from the following institutions will participate: International Society of Biometeorology (ISB), University of Cantabria (UC), Center for Human[more]

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