CMOS Fellows and Honorary Fellows Nominations Deadline: March 15

The Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society (CMOS) FELLOWS and HONORARY FELLOWS Nominations Deadline: March 15.

March 15th is the deadline to recognize your colleagues by nominating one or more of them to be a CMOS Fellow or CMOS Honorary Fellow. It may seem far away, but it always arrives faster than we expected.

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An Update on CMOS’s 2021 Virtual Congress

Update 9 November 2020

1. The 2021 Congress will be entirely on-line, over the 2-week period: 31 May – 12 June. To accommodate different time zones across Canada, the daily conference hours will be shorter: 0800-1300h Pacific Time; 1100h-1600 Eastern Time.

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Announcing the WeatherPod with Alan Thorpe and David Rogers

The WeatherPod – the podcast which explores the role of the weather enterprise in building resilience to extreme weather & climate change.

The WeatherPod is a unique podcast exploring how weather and climate information is produced and used, and the key role of national and international co-operation in addressing the mounting challenges to life, society and business from extreme weather and climate change.

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CMOS Call for Awards Nominations

Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society (CMOS) AWARDS Nominations Deadline: Feb 15.

February 15th is the deadline for nominations for the CMOS Prizes and Awards. It may seem far away, but it always seems to arrive faster than we thought.

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Weather and Climate: Not what your grandparents knew! – CMOS Webinar

David Phillips, Senior Climatologist, Environment and Climate Change Canada

CMOS Toronto and Ottawa Centre Webinar

Urban floods, ice rains, winter heat waves, interface wildfires, weather bombs, megadroughts – if you think we’ve been cursed and clobbered a lot harder and a lot more often recently, you are not imagining it.

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Message from the CMOS President: Planning for a Virtual Victoria Congress of 2021

– By Marek Stastna, CMOS President, and Professor in the Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Waterloo –

After a glorious stretch of humidity free summer weather, my southern Ontario summer literally ended with a bang. At around 5 a.m. on Sept. 7, lightning struck so close to my house that there was no count to be had between the lightning and thunder.

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New Global Weather Enterprise Forum Webinar

Please see register for the following Webinar to be given by Prof. Adrian Gerhard, the President of WMO:
Global Weather Enterprise Forum webinar, 28 October – ‘Unlocking the Benefits of Open Weather Data’.

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Remembering Louis Fortier

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Dr. Louis Fortier in Quebec City, on the 4th of October at the age of 66, following a courageous fight against leukemia. He was the son of Pierre Fortier (1923-2012) and Louise Roy (1925-1989).

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