YESS Elections 2023

This March, YESS will have its general elections for the Regional Representatives. If you would like to become a regional representative for your region or nominate another YESS member  for the Regional Representative position, please fill out the form no later than March 22nd.  If you are self-nominating, you will need to write about your […]

YESS at the 27th IUGG General Assembly

Are you attending the 27th IUGG General Assembly? YESS organizes an activity on Thursday 11 to improve your skills in scientific communication! Join us in this 2-hour workshop to learn more about career perspectives, networking and communication in science! Check the flyer with all the scheduled activities and don’t forget to invite other colleagues. See […]

Regional information for extreme events – new YESS-YHS paper published!

Three Ways Forward to Improve Regional Information for Extreme Events: An Early Career Perspective YESS, together with the Young Hydrologic Society (YHS) published a perspective paper on major challenges and opportunities that arise in the study, of the understanding, and the provision of regional information for Climate, Weather and Hydrological (CWH) extreme events (Langendijk et […]

PAUWES Res-2-Prac Forum 2018: YESS article

As a follow up to the PAUWES Research-2-Practice Forum 2018, YESS published a short article at eSSRN titled ‘YESS-Engagement for a Better Future’. Read it here:   Abstract The Young Earth System Scientists (YESS) community is a unified international and interdisciplinary network, which provides a voice and leverage for a better future to serve […]

Outcome YESS Elections!

We are happy to announce YESS’ Executive Committee and Regional Representatives for 2018-2019. Both groups are elected by the YESS Council. The ExeCom is responsible for maintaining an overview, guiding YESS activities and is the contact point for communication both within the YESS community and with external partners. The ExeCom for the period May 2018 […]

ECR NoN Meeting – London

Early career researcher networks meet in London In January 2018 representatives from 17 international networks of early career researchers met in London to discuss new collaborations and the challenges facing professionals beginning careers in sustainability. The workshop, convened by Future Earth, brought together a range of networks and among them was YESS, represented by our […]

YESS editorial – DKK

Column – On the Subject DKK (Deutsches Klima Konsortium/ German Climate Consortium) The next generation of climate scientists An editorial view from Gaby Langendijk, Young Earth System Scientists community “YESS aims to bring a collective voice of early career scientists to the table, bringing in a fresh way of thinking, as well as to create […]

YESS mentioned & cited in WMO´s “Five priorities for weather and climate research”

YESS got mentioned & cited in the WMO “Five priorities for weather and climate research” That were defined by during the World Meteorological Organization Science Summit this fall. ´Today’s students and early-career scientists are the future of the field. Their education and training must become more interdisciplinary, service-focused and global in outlook..´ ´The WMO needs […]


YESS at AGU Palmira Cuellar and Kevin Reed, North-America Regional Representatives, were representing YESS at the 2017 AGU Fall Meeting, which took place in New Orleans, December 11-15. On December 11, during the morning they convened, together with the Young Hydrologic Society (YHS) the Poster Session ED11A about Early-Career Organizations and Networks in Geosciences. ´In recent […]