BBM - Buys Ballot Medaille

The Buys Ballot Medal was established to promote advancements in meteorology and is awarded once every ten years.

The Academy established the Buys Ballot Medal in 1888 to honour the scientific achievements of meteorologist C.H.D. Buys Ballot (1817-1890), who was a member of the Academy from 1855 to 1890. The Medal was awarded for the first time in 1893.

The Buys Ballot Medal is made possible in part by the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute.