The Harry Otten Prize for Innovation in Meteorology has been awarded for the fourth time during the EMS2019 in Copenhagen, Denmark. The prize of 25’000 Euro wasgiven for the idea, A New Method of Measuring Atmospheric Refractivity, to obtain information[more]
The Royal Meteorological Society (RMetS) announced the winners of 2019 Weather Photographer of the Year at its Weather Live event in October. More than 5,700 images were submitted by 2,000 photographers from around the world. The overall winner was a beautiful image taken by Gareth Mon Jones …[more]
Europhotometeo 2020: Registration and submission for the EMS photo competition is now open, with the deadline on 15 January 2020. The winning entries are determined by the votes of a jury consisting of the Presidents of all 38 EMS Member Societies. A prize is also announced for the favourite of the public voting.[more]
Jon Wieringa, one of the founders of the European Meteorological Society (EMS), died on 1 November.
In 1991 Jon visited the headquarters of the American Meteorological Society (AMS) in Boston to find out more about its certification programme. During the visit he discovered[more]
The EMS Council is in the process of preparing a new strategic plan. As part of that process, input was sought from the representations who participated in the General Assembly that was held in Lyngby[more]
The EMS President summarises the most important decisions the EMS Council and EMS General Assembly took on 8 September 2019 in Lyngby. These include to hold the Annual Meeting 2022 in Bonn, to run the next EMS photo competition, …[more]
Mendy van der Vliet, The Netherlands, and Magdalena Mittermeier, Germany, tell about their experience at this first-time mentoring event in Copenhagen. The event was attended by 13 young scientists, and six experienced scientists from all over Europe answered questions and discussed any issue that was raised.[more]