Presentation was held by Pieter Groenemeijer, who is the Director of ESSL, the European Severe Storms Laboratory. Pieter explained about the activities of ESSL and what the organization does for the meteorological community, such as supporting research in convective weather, offering a platform to discuss convective weather via the ECSS conferences and the operation of a European Severe Weather Database.
The EUMETCAL High Impact Weather group addressed a series of convective events over Europe between 5 and 9 August 2010. This events affected many countries from southern areas - Mediterranean/Balkans - to northern areas - Baltic/Scandinavia. In the 30 minute presentation the group analyzed the events, combining the analysis of convection, namely by satellite, with the impacts perspective.
Recording Pieter Groenemeijer | Recording HIWG