ems-message June 2020

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]

Applied Meteorology and Climatology Proceedings

Contributions in the Pandemic Year 2020: Despite the cancellation of the EMS Annual Meeting in 2020, it is possible to submit contributions on applied meteorology and climatology to the open access journal Advances in Science and Research. Submission is now open, and will close on 15 January 2021.[more]

EMS 2020 Media Forecast Award for Zoltán Üveges

The forecast by Zoltán Üveges, Hungary, for 18 May 2020, broadcast via YouTube, was selected for the EMS Media Weather Forecast Award 2020. Zoltán Üveges’ presentation demonstrates how probability forecasts can be communicated.[more]

2019 Awards and Prize Winners Announced

The Royal Meteorological Society (RMetS) has announced the Awards and Prize Winners for 2019, recognising people and teams who have made exceptional contributions relating to weather, climate and associated disciplines.

This year’s awards received some[more]

Outreach Award 2020 for RESCCCUE, Slovenia

The project “RESCCCUE” – REminding Slovenian authorities Climate Change Crisis requires Urgent Effort” receives the Outreach & Communication award for its activities alerting the Slovenian government and the public to the urgency of tackling the climate change crisis. The initiative is led by four young Slovenian scientists[more]

EMS and the Harry Otten Foundation sign MoU

Since 2011 the EMS and the Harry Otten Foundation have been collaborating to promote the Harry Otten Prize, an award endowed with 25 000€ for innovative ideas in meteorology. The HOF and EMS have now formalised their fruitful collaboration in a Memorandum of Understanding[more]

David Schultz wins EMS Tromp Award

David M Schultz, Centre for Crisis Studies and Mitigation at the University of Manchester, has been selected for his work on “Weather Patterns Associated With Pain In Chronic-Pain Sufferers. A U.K.-wide smartphone study was conducted over 15 months with 10,584 citizen scientists who suffer from chronic pain, producing the largest dataset both in duration and number of participants.[more]

New book – Dynamics of The Tropical Atmosphere and Oceans

Peter Webster’s Dynamics of The Tropical Atmosphere and Oceans is the latest addition to RMetS Advancing Weather and Climate Science Book Series with Wiley. Webster describes a variety of large-scale tropical circulation systems and how they interact with a multitude of higher frequency systems.[more]