Outstanding Poster Award

An Outstanding Poster Award will be given at the 10th EMS / 8th ECAC in Zürich.


Svetlana Reneva being presented the Outstanding Poster Award. Laurant Dubus could not be at the award presentation.


Svetlana Reneva, Poster P1-68: Effect of wetland types on methane emission from Russian frozen wetlands under conditions of climate change (session AW11). Link to Abstract


The contribution is a clear and concise presentation of an important aspect of climatic change, namely a possible increased release of methane in the Russian Arcitc, a topic of high relevance for the living conditions in this sensitive environment.


Marie Berthelot, Laurant Dubus, and J. Gailhard, Poster P1-68: Improvement of ECMWF monthly forecasts of precipitation over France with an analog method (session AW9). Link to Abstract


The contribution tackles an issue of high significance with an appropriate use of up-to-date forecasting tools and nevertheless presents the results in an easily understandable manner.


The Select Committee consisted of

  • Jochen Grandell (Chair), EUMETSAT,
  • Saskia Willemse, MeteoSwiss,
  • Anna Maria Sempreviva, ISAC-CNR, Italy,
  • Martin Piringer, ZAMG, Austria,
  • Peter Builtjes, TNO, The Netherlands,
  • Sylvain Joffre, Finnish Meteorological Institute.


  • Scientific quality;
  • Innovativeness of the approach;
  • Potential impacts of the results;
  • Visual aspects, attractiveness;
  • Clarity/fluency to have the message through to the readers.


The author(s) receive one registration fee waiver for the EMS & ECAM 2011 in Berlin, and the posters will be highlighted on the EMS website as example of Best Practice.