Jean-FranÃ§ois Geleyn received on Wednesday 14 September 2011
the EMS Silver Medal for his outstanding contributions to the fostering of
cooperation among scientists in European countries. This led to the
development of the ALADIN consortium, the start of the merger between
the ALADIN and the HIRLAM consortium and a productive scientific
interaction within the SRNWP program with the other European consortia.