Our Tweet of the Month for February 2019 is one with a Valentine’s Day twist! The tweet, by Professor Ed Hawkins of the Department of Meteorology at Reading University, features a poem and accompanying images highlighting the changes in temperatures globally since 1850.[more]
EMS Liaison Committee (LC): Is your job related to meteorology?
Yes, I am the chairwoman of a non-profit organisation called Berliner Wetterkarte e.V. My work, and that of several colleagues, ensures the continued publication of the Berliner Wetterkarte, a daily weather [more]
The Irish Meteorological Society organises a quiz each January as the main fundraiser for events that the Society holds throughout the year. It is always very popular, not only with meteorologists and members of the Irish Meteorological Society, but also with members of the public who enjoy a good general knowledge table quiz.[more]
Interview with Bob Riddaway, EMS President, for the bimonthly newsletter of Météo et Climat, distributed in January 2019 to the Météo et Climat members (in French).
Why is it important to have a European Meteorological Society such as EMS?
Within Europe there are many different meteorological societies. They vary[more]
This year the EMS Annual Meeting will be held in the Technical University of Denmark near Copenhagen from September 9th to 13th. The aim of the meeting is to foster the sharing and cross-fertilisation of ideas, and to facilitate feedback between science and applications through the involvement of diverse actors in the meteorological and climatological fields. An additional focus of the 2019 Annual Meeting will be on Arctic and Antarctic issues and challenges.[more]
On the 23rd of November 2018, a one-day conference on the theme of “Weather & Sailing” was held at the Royal Irish Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire, Dublin, Ireland. The conference was jointly organised by the Irish Meteorological Society (IMS), the Royal Institute of Navigation and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI), with support from the Dublin Port Company. [more]
EUMETNET, the Grouping of 31 National Weather Services in Europe, has begun a new programme phase. This phase will last for a period of five years and will cover the areas of Observations, Forecasting and[more]
Environmental issues have become more and more important in our lives, and therefore meteorology is getting more attention and raising more social interest. Due to climate change, the number of severe and hazardous weather events[more]
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