Members & Activities
The membership of the EMS consists of national or regional meteorological societies in Europe, Europe being considered to include the WMO RA VI. At present the European Meteorological Society has 38 Member Societies.
The EMS is strongly supported by Associate Members, organisations with an interest in the aims of the EMS. Such bodies include non-European meteorological societies, national meteorological and hydrological services, research and education institutes and departments and companies with interest in meteorology, related sciences and their applications, and European-wide bodies with similar interests. At present the European Meteorological Society has 30 Associate Members.
Sue Grimmond and Larry Mahrt receive the Zilitinkevich Memorial Award 2023
The Sergej Zilitinkevich Memorial Award 2023 is given to two eminent scientists who have both made innovative contributions and had profound influence on the boundary-layer meteorology community: Sue Grimmond and Larry Mahrt. The award ceremony will be held during the EMS2023 in Bratislava in September.[more]
EMS Silver Medal 2023 for Sarah Jones
Sarah Jones, Germany, will receive the EMS Silver Medal 2023 to recognize her significant contributions to the understanding and modelling of tropical systems and extra-tropical transitions, her outstanding leadership merits and her strong involvement with the Young Earth System Science community.[more]
EMS Outstanding Contribution Award for early career scientist
Carola Detring, Germany, is the 2023 EMS Outstanding Contribution Awardee.The EMS is delighted to present this award to a young scientist, having already made important contributions to the community at an early stage of her[more]
Interview with Prof Liz Bentley, the next EMS President
Prof Liz Bentley, Chief Executive of the RMetS, has been elected to become the EMS President from 8 September this year. She will be the first female EMS President. Congratulations, Liz! Can you tell us a bit about you career in meteorology before joining the Royal Meteorological Society.[more]
EMS Technology Achievement Award 2023 for Yr
Yr is awarded for the ways it makes weather information available to a wide audience worldwide: it stands out for the nowcast function using citizen science data in the Nordic region and its sky view option which displays the future weather in a very transparent way.[more]
Two new Associate Members: Météorage and MicroStep-MIS join EMS
The EMS Council at its recent session has welcomed MicroStep-MIS, Slovakia, and Météorage, France, as new Associate Members. With these new Member organisations, now 30 Associate Members support the activities of the EMS.[more]