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New Learning Portal for Africa

Ahead of the COP27 in November 2022, the newly founded African Meteorological Society has worked in collaboration with the UK’s Royal Meteorological Society to produce a suite of learning resources for their website africanmetsociety.org.[more]

Call for nominations: EMS Silver Medal

The EMS invites EMS Member Societies, EMS Associate Members, EMS Committees and Project Teams, and EMS Council members to make nominations for the Silver Medal 2023; nominations for female candidates are invited this year.[more]

This was EMS2022

A big Thank You to all for attending this first hybrid EMS Annual Meeting; we were enthralled to see so many back and welcome many early career scientists attending for the first time. Whether you participated in person in Bonn or online, we hope your expectations were met und the conference was interesting and will result in many new collaborations and projects. [more]

Harry-Otten-Prize 2023

The Harry-Otten-Prize for Innovation in meteorology was created to encourage individuals and groups to propose ideas how meteorology in a practical way can further move society forward. Deadline for applications: 10 March 2023[more]

Suggestions for the EMS President 2023 – 2026 invited

The EMS President, Bert Holtslag, is now in his last year of office. Suggestions from individual members of Council and others associated with the EMS are invited to submit suggestions for the next President by 01 December 2022. The Council will decide on who will be the next President at its meeting end of March 2023.[more]

Inauguration ceremony of AfMS

In 2021, the Meteorological Societies in Africa have established a permanent organization called African Meteorological Society (AfMS) for their cooperation to build capacity in Africa.  Similar to the EMS, the AfMS is the association of meteorological societies from the African continent.[more]

Call for nominations: EMS Technology Achievement Award 2023

Optional deadline for short proposals: 15 Dec 2022 // full proposals by 31 Jan 2023.
Technological contributions with the potential for Europe-wide impact are recognized through this award: instrumentation, observing systems, data management and ICT Infrastructure, information systems, …[more]

EMS Council and General Assembly 2022

The EMS General Assembly on 4 Septenber elected two new Council representatives, discussed the status of implementation of the Strategic Plan. It was also considered how nominations for awards can be increased. Dick Blaauboer was welcome as the new chair of the EMS CoM and Sylvain Joffre honoured for his outstanding contributions to develop the Annual Meeting to the forum it is today.[more]