Month: April 2017

The life and times of Meteosat-7

Meteosat-7, EUMETSAT’s longest-serving meteorological satellite, has now been safely delivered to the “graveyard orbit”, after being put through a series of manoeuvres earlier this month.

/ 27 April 2017

A year of Sea Surface Temperature

Anne O’Carroll talks us through this mesmerising animation describing a year of sea surface temperature (SST) in 2016.

/ 18 April 2017

RV Polarstern, 19 April 2017

Meteorological measurements and observations at sea - a challenge by Volker Heil, DWD

/ 18 April 2017

RV Polarstern, 13 April 2017

Forecasting waves and wave height

/ 13 April 2017

RV Polarstern – squalls in the tropical South Atlantic, 07 April 2017

The RV Polarstern passed the Inner-Tropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ), an important part of the global circulation.

/ 7 April 2017

Where old satellites go to die

Meteosat-7, EUMETSAT’s oldest operational meteorological satellite, tomorrow begins its final journey to the great graveyard orbit in the sky.

/ 2 April 2017