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Symposium & General Assembly SGM 2019


13:00 - 18:00


Alumni-Pavillon (GEP), Leonhardstrasse 34, 8092 Zürich

The Symposium & General Assembly 2018 of the Swiss Society for Meteorology will be held on Friday, 8 November 2019 at the Alumni-Pavillon in Zurich. The Event is open to all people interested in weather and climate. In particular, the SGM invites Master and PhD students of climate and atmospheric sciences, collaborators of private and national weather services, private companies dealing with climate and weather and retired professionals.



12:45 - 13:15 Reception, Welcom Coffee

13:15 - 13:25 Welcome, Organization

13:25 - 14:10 Michiko Hama (NCCS): The National Centre for Climate Services – Insights into the Swiss Coordination Mechanism for Climate-sensitive Decision-making

14:10 - 15:10 Master Table Talks

15:10 - 15:30 Coffee Break

15:30 - 16:15 Sebastian Schemm (ETHZ) Extratropical cyclones and their attending fronts

16:15 - 17:00 Johannes Stähelin (ETHZ) Key contributions of the Light Climatic Observatory of Arosa to the global ozone research

17:00 - 18:00 General Assembly

Table talks about Master projects

As in recent years, there will be table talks where Master students from different Swiss Universities will present their work. The talks will last about 10 min and the participants are invited to join this informal setting to learn more about the different projects, ask questions and provide some hints to the students.

Poster presentations

Posters on all aspects of weather and climate are welcome. The posters will be set up throughout the Symposium for discussion.


The symposium is free of charge and an apero is provided.

Registration is closed.


Languages: English