ems-message May 2018

This section collects all the news items published for the ems-message in May 2018. The first post below contains the message from the Liaison Committee to the readership.

ems-message May 2018

Hello everyone,

In the May edition of the ems-message you will find interesting articles by EMS Member Societies from Finland, Ireland, the UK, Italy, Denmark, Spain and Portugal. The April and May “Interviews of the[more]

Tillmann Mohr selected to receive the EMS Silver Medal 2018

The European Meteorological Society has chosen Tillmann Mohr as Laureate of the EMS Silver Medal 2018. He is honoured for his key role in shaping the European Meteorological Infrastructure (EMI). Under his visionary leadership, EUMETSAT matured into an internationally recognised organisation.[more]

EMS Technology Award 2018 for the operational meteorological workstation NinJo

– The EMS Technology Award for significant technology achievements and innovations in the field of meteorology and earth observation

The European Meteorological Society (EMS) has chosen the international NinJo Consortium that developed the NinJo operational meteorological workstation to receive the EMS Technology Achievement Award 2018.[more]

SMI – one of the oldest Meteorological Societies

The Italian Meteorological Society (SMI – Società Meteorologica Italiana Onlus) is a non-profit association established in 1865, with about 500 members including professionals, scientists, users and amateurs of meteorology and atmospheric sciences. SMI promotes and encourages development and knowledge of atmospheric sciences and climate change in Italy. [more]

Supporting Early Career Members at RMetS

The Royal Meteorological Society (RMetS) recognises the need to support its early career members in order to nurture their careers and to increase the likelihood that they become lifelong and active members of RMetS. As such, RMetS has introduced a number of initiatives and is continuing to introduce more membership benefits to support this important membership group.[more]

Look out for EMS on Social Media

Most respondents of the recent EMS Members survey stated that they receive information from EMS by e-mail and through the website. However, these days most people in the world communicate and receive information using various social media platforms. Over the past few years EMS has built up [more]

Tail Wind or Head Wind

A report of the Christmas meeting of the Danish Meteorological Society (DaMS)

On the 14th of December – 10 days before Christmas – a meeting on wind energy was kindly hosted by the company Ørsted in Copenhagen.[more]

Finland’s 100th Anniversary Snow Seminar

As part of the official 100 year independence celebration in Finland, the Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI) organised the 7th Snow Seminar on November 1st 2017, the day of Pyry (Blizzard). The seminar programme consisted of a wide range of snow research and services-related oral and poster presentations and was jointly-organised by the COST ES1404 Action HARMOSNOW[more]