The ECOMET GA had a successful meeting in Malta, thanks to the host MAMO!
(picture by Lianne Rapinett, MAMO)
Participants at the meeting were: Michael Staudinger (ZAMG, President and chair of the meeting), Daniel Gellens and Marc Christiaens (KMI), Branka Ivancan Picek, Kreso Pandzic and Oliver Curic (DHMZ), Kleanthis Nicolaides (CYMET), Mark Rieder and Libor Cernikovsky (CHMI), Marianne Thyrring (DMI), Jussi Kaurola (FMI), Laurence Frachon (Météo France), Axel Thomalla (DWD), Nikolaos Vogiatzis and Konstantina Mita (HNMS), Kornélia Radics (OMSZ), Safi Varghese (Met Éireann), Adriano Raspanti (Itaf-REMET), Jörg Bareiss (MeteoLux), Gerard van der Steenhoven (KNMI), Frank Lantsheer (KNMI and chair of the ECOWG), Cecilie Stenersen (MET Norway), Nuno Moreira (IPMA), Florinela Georgescu and Anca Ristici (NMA), Klemen Bergant (ARSO), Jose Antonio Fernandez Monistrol and Ana Sanchez Pique (AEMEt), Bodil Aarhus-Andrae and Stefan Nilsson (SMHI), Peter Binder (MeteoSwiss), Bruce Truscott and Aileen Semple (Met Office).
Observers at the meeting were: Taimar Ala (ESTEA), Joseph Schiavone (MAMO), Tomasz Walczykiewicz (IMGW), Martin Benko (SHMU), Fabio Venuti (ECMWF), Eric Petermann (EUMETNET), Sofia Valdespino (EUMETSAT), Fernando Belda (WMO)
For the Secretariat, Mr. Willie McCairns (Chief Executive) and Mrs. Annelies Demolder (assistant) were present.