Royal Meteorological Society Podcast

The Royal Meteorological Society is the UK's learned and professional Society for weather and climate. Our mission is to promote meteorology as a science, profession and interest. On our show we'll be discussing issues, news ...more

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November 15, 2017 00:26:04
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Episode 4 - WeatherLive 2017: The Great Storm in 1987

In the second of our podcasts recorded at our annual WeatherLive Conference in London on Nov 4th 2017 we spoke to two former BBC weathermen, Michael Fish and Peter Gibbs and Ed Ikin, from the Royal Horticultural Society about "The Great Storm" in 1987 when unexpected hurricane-strength winds that battered the southern counties of the UK. In this episode we discuss the effects of the storm - both immediate and long lasting - with two former BBC weathermen, Michael Fish and Peter Gibbs and Ed Ikin, from the Royal Horticultural Society. Our membership is open to everyone and anyone with an interest in weather and climate, whether that be as a science, profession or interest. We have over 3,300 members from more than 50 countries that includes academics, scientists and professional meteorologists as well as students and keen weather enthusiasts. The Society's programmes are broad and diverse, with many activities accessible not only to members, but also to the general public and the wider meteorological and climate community. For more information on our charitable activities and events visit our website at www.rmets.org. Thank you for listening! Comments and ideas for future topics are always welcomed so please get in touch at [email protected]   ...

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November 15, 2017 00:20:01
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Episode 3 - WeatherLive 2017: Photography & the weather

We hosted our annual WeatherLive Conference in London on Nov 4th, 2017. In this episode, we talk with Michael Pritchard, Chief Executive of the Royal Photographic Society and Terry Abraham, landscape photographer & film-maker, on how photographing the weather has developed over the past 150 years.  Michael Pritchard discusses how technical developments in photography since 1839 have allowed photographers to capture weather in their images. Terry Abraham spoke about the challenges he faces when shooting in all the different weather conditions that the UK can throw at him. Our membership is open to everyone and anyone with an interest in weather and climate, whether that be as a science, profession or interest. We have over 3,300 members from more than 50 countries that includes academics, scientists and professional meteorologists as well as students and keen weather enthusiasts. The Society's programmes are broad and diverse, with many activities accessible not only to members but also to the general public and the wider meteorological and climate community. For more information on our charitable activities and events visit our website at www.rmets.org. Thank you for listening! Comments and ideas for future topics are always welcomed so please get in touch at [email protected] The Royal Photographic Society: Twitter - @The_RPS Instagram - @royalphotographicsociety Terry Abraham:   Twitter - @terrybnd Youtube -https://www.youtube.com/user/Terrybnd  The Royal Meteorological Society Twitter - @rmets Instagram ...

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November 09, 2017 00:24:07
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Episode 2 - 'Weather' Journal Special Edition on climate change

In the second episode of our podcast, we talk about the upcoming Special Issue of our "Weather" Journal, which is focused on the subject of Climate Change. We're joined by David Warrilow, guest editor for this issue and Nigel Arnell, author of one of the papers published in it. Professor Liz Bentley, RMetS Chief Executive, gives us a brief overview of the upcoming meetings, both those with a Climate Science focus and the all-important Xmas meeting! View the RMetS events calendar at http://www.rmets.org/events. Our membership is open to everyone and anyone with an interest in weather and climate, whether that be as a science, profession or interest. We have over 3,300 members from more than 50 countries that includes academics, scientists and professional meteorologists as well as students and keen weather enthusiasts. The Society's programmes are broad and diverse, with many activities accessible not only to members but also to the general public and the wider meteorological and climate community. For more information on our charitable activities and events visit our website at www.rmets.org. Thank you for listening! Comments and ideas for future topics are always welcomed so please get in touch at [email protected] ...

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October 05, 2017 00:38:26
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Episode 1 - Who are RMetS and why are we doing podcasts?

Welcome to the first ever Royal Meteorological Society podcast! In this episode, we will be explaining who we are and our role as one of the world's largest meteorological societies. We will also, following on from our "Message Impossible - Communicating Weather Information in the Digital Age" National meeting, be talking to Dr Rebecca Morss of the National Center for Atmospheric Research (US) and Andrew Charlton-Perez of Reading University about the challenges the scientific community faces when delivering forecasts. Our membership is open to everyone and anyone with an interest in weather and climate, whether that be as a science, profession or interest. We have over 3,300 members from more than 50 countries that includes academics, scientists and professional meteorologists as well as students and keen weather enthusiasts. The Society's programmes are broad and diverse, with many activities accessible not only to members, but also to the general public and the wider meteorological and climate community. For more information on our charitable activities and events visit our website at www.rmets.org. Thank you for listening! Comments and ideas for future topics are always welcomed so please get in touch at [email protected] ...

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