Gerald Fleming Awarded EMS Silver Medal for 2019
The European Meteorological Society (EMS) has chosen Gerald Fleming as winner of the EMS Silver Medal 2019. This award recognises his outstanding contribution to the communication of meteorological information through enhancing the public understanding of meteorological services and issues, and strengthening and fostering expertise in broadcast meteorology.
The Silver Medal is the highest award conferred by the EMS. The 2019 award represents not only a great personal achievement by Gerald, it is also a source of pride for the entire meteorological community in Ireland. Only five years ago another Irishman, Professor Peter Lynch was also a recipient of the Silver Medal.