Česká meteorologická společnost

Czech Republic

Established: 1958
Number of members: 180
President: RNDr. Taťána Míková

Purpose & objectives:

The Czech Meteorological Society is a scientific society of professionals working in meteorology and related disciplines (meteorologists, researchers, academicians). The membership is on voluntary basis, there is no connection to trade unions, but it is a member of the Council of Scientific Societies of Academy of Science of the Czech Republic.

We are organised in four local sections (Prague, Brno, Hradec Králové, Ostrava) associated to the structure of branches of CHMI. The main activities are developed around organising series of local seminars in the sections, covering meteorological and related topics, as well as regular annual meetings on selected themes (recently Education in Atmospheric Sciences and Information on Meteorology for the Public).

  • to contribute to the development of meteorology, climatology and other atmospherical sciences
  • to contribute to the application of new knowledge
  • to promote atmospheric science to the public
Perspectives, future strategy
  • to become open for a broader spectrum of the public interested or active in connection to meteorology,
  • additional emphasis on education and outreach in our topics, especially towards science based concepts, climate change issues and extreme events

Recent news and activities:

  • International Conference on 30th anniversary of Czech Meteorological Dictionary
  • International Conference on Meteorological Reasons of Floods in Central Europe

Contact information:

Na Šabatce 17
143 06 Praha 4
e-mail: doc.RNDr. Tomáš Halenka tomas.halenka@mff.cuni.cz