ems-message August 2020

Weather Photographer of the Year 2020

Shortlist and public voting until 25 September 2020: the 26 finalists of this year’s ‘Weather Photographer of the Year 2020’ have been announced by the RMetS in association with AccuWeather. The vote is closes 25 September at midnight (BST).[more]

Free virtual Meteorological Masterclass Series

Winter Storms in European Weather and Climate: The RMetS has joined with the University of Reading to provide additional training for professionals who work in Meteorology and Climate Science. Leading experts will present the latest science for understanding and predicting storm track behaviour [more]

Second International Verification Challenge

The WMO forecast verification challenge encourages the development of new forecast verification approaches that make use of non-traditional observations. New scores and visualisations are also encouraged.[more]

Young German meteorologists making things happen

The youth chapter of DMG, over the last two years, has organized career fairs, standalone workshops and workshops at conferences. Another focus is the development of an international network of youth chapters from meteorological societies within the EMS. It is planned to contact the various societies …[more]

UPDATE: EMS Digital Dialogue: 8 & 9 September

The EMS will organise a one-day online event on Tuesday, 8 September 2020. Two sessions dedicated to highly-relevant issues around Open Science and Open Data, as well as connections between COVID-19 and meteorology are planned.[more]

Webinar: An Introduction to the PALM model

The PALM model system is used to study micro- and meso-scale turbulent boundary layer flows in the atmosphere and the ocean. The one week seminar gives an overview of PALM, and demonstrates how to carry out runs. The fee for participants from outside the MOSAIK/UC² project will be: €600 for commercial companies, and €300 for educational/research institutions. [more]