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Communicating Weather and Well-Being

The Symposium with the focus on Communicating Biometeorological Knowledge for Public Health will be held as a hybrid side event at the EMS Annual Meeting in Barcelona on 5 and 6 September 2024. In-person attendance is limited to 50 participants.[more]

EMS Council meets in Reading

The EMS Council was invited to hold its 52nd Session in Reading, the first day at ECMWF, and the second day at the headquarters of the Royal Meteorological Society. This was the first session under the leadership of EMS President Liz Bentley.[more]

The winner of the EPM2024 is ….

Majid Khaleghi Moghaddam with “Khalkhal”: This cloud form is altocumulus type 4 and indicates strong wind blowing in the upper levels of the atmosphere. Find out about the run-ups and the public favourite[more]

Looking back at the EMS2023

The Media and Communication Committee has created a short video with a short recap of EMS 2023, which took place 3-8 September 2023 in Bratislava. Included are a few interviews with conference participants, that were[more]

EMS Webinar: The Geomagnetic Storm: Beauty and the Beast

The EMS Webinar series continues with a special edition about Aurora Borealis. Our first speaker, Árpád Kis, a geophysicist and space scientist, will cover all the fundamental aspects of a geomagnetic storm and its impact on the Earth environment. Hanneke Luijting, a meteorologist and sustainability advisor to the government, from the Netherlands, will provide insights in how to capture Aurora Borealis in photography.[more]

TFTAYS 2024: Application until 18 April

The Tromp Foundation Travel Award  to Young Scientists (TFTAYS) is an award specifically for presentations in the field of biometeorology. The award consists of a waiver for the registration fee and financial support of €500[more]

EMS Media Awards 2024: nominations until 25 May

This year The EMS Communicating Weather & Climate Award is announced for the first time. The aim is to honour outstanding and long-term communication activity by an individual in the field of meteorology/climatology in any media outlet. We also invite submissions for the Outreach & Communication Award 2024.[more]

Carola Detring joins EMS as Assistant

The EMS is delighted to welcome Carola Detring as new part-time staff member. Carola joined on 1 February 2024 and will mainly support the preparations and development of the EMS Annual Meetings. Carola brings a lot of experience in this area through her membership of the EMS Committee on Meetings [more]