ems-message February 2021

EMS Annual Meeting 2021 goes virtual

The EMS is announcing that its Annual Meeting 2021, planned to be held in Barcelona, will instead take place entirely online. Taking into account the uncertainty about the pandemic situation into late summer, the EMS Council took the decision to move the meeting online to provide clarity at this stage. The meeting dates are kept to the planned week of 6 to 10 September, parallel sessions will be basically the same as at the physical meeting[more]

The WeatherPod: ECMWF’s Strategy 2021–2030

For the seventh episode of The WeatherPod, a programme produced for the Global Weather Enterprise Forum (GWE Fourm) Florence Rabier has been invited into the studio for this special extended episode ‘Forging a successful European[more]

8th MetMed will take place virtually

The MetMed will take place online 25 – 27 May 2021 and aims to show, discuss and disseminate the contributions of the international scientific community on different aspects of the meteorology and climatology of the Mediterranean Basin and foster communication between different research groups. The abstract submission online is still open until 21 February 2021.[more]

Meteorological Masterclass Series Returns

Anticipating floods, droughts and heatwaves

Following the success of last Autumn’s Meteorological Masterclass Series – Winter Storms in European Weather and Climate, the RMetS announces a second series with the University of Reading, taking place[more]

Call for first use cases: AI for NDM

The newly established Focus Group on AI for Natural Disaster Management aims at building a community of experts and stakeholders to explore current practices and untapped potential in the use of AI to support data, modelling, or communication of natural disaster. First uses cases will be selected at meetings 15-17 March.[more]

The value of AI to the application of weather data

The use of AI in conjunction with high powered computers and massive datasets is helping to revolutionise the accuracy and speed of weather forecasting. The webinar will feature a panel of four experts drawn from ECMWF, NCAR, Oklahoma University and The Weather Company. Following a series of brief presentations, there will be a panel discussion and audience Q&A session.[more]

Aaron Barbosa joins EMS

Aaron Barbosa Dantas re-joined the EMS as Media Assistant. His main role is elaborating and creating digital outreach materials over Social Media and for the EMS website. He has a keen interest in helping to promote the EMS around Europe and improve communication with the community.[more]