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Italian Meteorological Society

Purpose and Objective

Società Meteorologica Italiana is the principal meteorological association in Italy. Its main purposes are:

  •  scientific research about alpine climatology and glaciers;
  • popularization of meteorological information, climate-related and environmental challenges (public conferences, school and university classes, collaboration with newspapers and radio-television networks);
  • safeguard and maintenance of historical meteorological observatories and their data-series (in WMO “Centennial Observing Station” programme framework);
  • ancient meteorological instruments musealization.

Current President:  Prof. Luca Mercalli

Acronym: SMI

Country or Region: Italy

Established Since: 1865

Number of Members: 650



Società Meteorologica Italiana
via Real Collegio 30
10024 Moncalieri (TO) - Italy

or Daniele Cat Berro


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