ems-message February 2019

This section collects all posts that were highlighted in the ems-message of February 2019.

Quiz Time!

The Irish Meteorological Society organises a quiz each January as the main fundraiser for events that the Society holds throughout the year. It is always very popular, not only with meteorologists and members of the Irish Meteorological Society, but also with members of the public who enjoy a good general knowledge table quiz.[more]

Météo et Climat: Interview with EMS President

Interview with Bob Riddaway, EMS President, for the bimonthly newsletter of Météo et Climat, distributed in January 2019 to the Météo et Climat members (in French).
Why is it important to have a European Meteorological Society such as EMS?

Within Europe there are many different meteorological societies. They vary[more]

EMS2019: Call for Abstracts and Award Applications

This year the EMS Annual Meeting will be held in the Technical University of Denmark near Copenhagen from September 9th to 13th. The aim of the meeting is to foster the sharing and  cross-fertilisation of ideas, and to facilitate feedback between science and applications through the involvement of diverse actors in the meteorological and climatological fields. An additional focus of the 2019 Annual Meeting will be on Arctic and Antarctic issues and challenges.[more]

Weather and Sailing Conference

On the 23rd of November 2018, a one-day conference on the theme of “Weather & Sailing” was held at the Royal Irish Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire, Dublin, Ireland. The conference was jointly organised by the Irish Meteorological Society (IMS), the Royal Institute of Navigation and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI), with support from the Dublin Port Company. [more]

XXIV Eduard Fontserè Symposium on Meteorology

About 140 people attended the XXIV Eduard Fontserè Meteorological Conference on December 1st 2018. This one-day meeting was organised by the Catalan Meteorological Association (ACAM) and dealt with the topic of biometeorology [more]