The 55th CMOS Congress Update: Online from Victoria, BC

Climate Change Risk Resilience Response, 31 May – 11 June

Congress 2021 will be presented online from May 31 to June 11, 2021. To facilitate sharing “live” presentations across the five time zones within Canada, the core scientific program activities will be provided from 11:30 AM to 4:00 PM Eastern Time (8:30 AM to 1:00 PM Pacific Time) each day. A Welcome Session for each day will start at 11:00 AM and on some days special events, involving networking and social interactions will continue until 6:00 PM Eastern Time.

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Greetings from the new Bulletin editor

Thank you, CMOS Bulletin readers, for welcoming me as the new editor of the Bulletin! As I’m sitting at my home in Tiohtiá:ke/Montreal watching the snow fall, I’m able to reflect on how, in a year that been full of chaos, the topics that we work on—weather, climatology, hydrology, oceans—continue to be more important than ever.

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2021 CMOS Scholarships

The Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society (CMOS), the premier Society for atmospheric and oceanographic sciences in Canada, offers undergraduate and graduate scholarships to students in atmospheric sciences, meteorology, climate, oceanography and related fields (e.g., mathematics, hydrology, limnology).

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2021 CMOS Congress – Call for Session Proposals

Dear CMOS member or past Congress participant,

The Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society (CMOS) 55th Congress will be held 31 May to 11 June, 2021, hosted by the Vancouver Island Centre. The Congress will be held using a virtual (on-line) format, extending over a longer period, 9-10 days, with reduced hours each day to accommodate multiple time zones.

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David Grimes Appointed to the Order of Canada

Congratulations to David Grimes, C.M, who is to become a Member of the Order of Canada, for his outstanding leadership in meteorology and for his pioneering development of a global strategy on climate change and disaster-risk preparedness.

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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