7th European conference on severe storms

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
European Severe Storms Laboratory (ESSL); Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI)
Date:
03-07 Jun 2013
Location:
Finland (Helsinki)
Venue:
Scandic Marina Congress Center

Scope

The scope of the conference covers all aspects of severe convective storms. Researchers, operational forecasters, and risk and emergency managers are invited to submit contributions. In light of the global relevance of the conference themes, participants from all over the world are encouraged to attend. These are the conference topics (and tentative session titles):

  • Impact of storms on society, impact mitigation
  • Convective storm and tornado dynamics
  • Numerical modelling of storms; storm-scale data assimilation
  • Interaction between convective storms and extratropical, Mediterranean, and tropical cyclones
  • Floods and flash floods
  • Forecasting and nowcasting of severe weather
  • Remote-sensing of storms (e.g. satellite, radar, lightning detection)
  • Storm electrification; lightning; microphysics; hail
  • Storm climate, risk assessments, and climate change
  • Collection of storm data; damage assessment


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Event fee

Early registration (until 1 March): € 390; Normal registration (before 1 May): € 450; Reduced registration € 400; On-site registration: € 490

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Keywords

Themes:
Climate Change, Risk Identification & Assessment, Social Impacts & Resilience
Hazards:
Cyclone, Flood, Tornado
Countries:
Finland
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