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General news

ECOMET Membership

Monday, 06 January 2020 Posted in General news

The ECOMET General Assembly at its 49th session welcomed the Slovak Hydrometeorological Institute as 28th Member of ECOMET.

Per 1 January 2020, ECOMET now has 28 Members. They are the national meteorological services of the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and United Kingdom.

InterMET.digital announces it's latest webinar on the threats and opportunities of extreme weather & climate change

Monday, 09 August 2021 Posted in General news

AQUACULTURE – MEETING THE THREATS OF EXTREME WEATHER & CLIMATE CHANGE

Scheduled for Thursday 19 August at 16.00 UK time, this webinar will examine the business opportunities of addressing the potentially catastrophic impact of extreme weather & climate change on the important and fast growing aquaculture industry.
 
According to the FAO, global aquaculture production reached a record high of 114.5 million tonnes in live weight in 2018, with a total farm gate sale value of USD263.6 billion. However, extreme weather & climate change related threats could potentially devastate this industry.
 
The webinar will also examine the contribution the aquaculture sector itself can make to help combat climate change.
 
Includes live Q&A discussion with panellists
 
WHEN: Thursday 19 August at 16.00 UK time. The webinar will last for approximately 90 minutes.
 
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InterMET.digital announces Episode 1 of a 3 webinar series on the business opportunities of climate change

Friday, 21 May 2021 Posted in General news

Episode 1: THE BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES OF DETECTING & MONITORING CLIMATE CHANGE

Includes live Q&A discussion with panellists
 
When: Wednesday 2 June 2021 14.00 GMT, 15.00 London time. The webinar will last for approximately 90 minutes.

The WeatherPod - new episode

Thursday, 04 February 2021 Posted in General news

Public and private weather services in Austria

In Episode 6: Public and private weather services in Austria, hosts Alan Thorpe and David Rogers invite Michael Staudinger into the studio. Michael is the Director of the Central Institute of Meteorology and Geodynamics (ZAMG), which is Austria’s national meteorological & hydrological service. He is also the Permanent Representative of Austria to the World Meteorological Organisation, and President of the WMO Regional Association VI (Europe).

The WeatherPod can be found on ACAST, on Apple Podcasts and on the GWE Forum website

Activities of the ECOMET Secretariat in relation to the private sector

Posted in General news

Following the approved ECOMET strategy, the Chief Executive will focus even more in maintaining good relations with the existing and emerging private sector.

Several activities will be or have been undertaken in the past or coming months:

  • EMS session on Cloud computing and Data distribution, organised in cooperation with PRIMET (7 September 2017)
  • Attendance of the Chief Executive at the World Meteorological Expo, Amsterdam (10-12 October 2017)
  • Attendance of the Chief Executive at the AMS Annual Meeting in Austin (TX) (7-11 January 2018)