To celebrate International Women’s Day, we bring you some words from the WISE (Women in Science and Engineering) and those pursuing their professional passion at EUMETSAT, about working in this remarkable and increasingly less-male-dominated field.
Most of us take the accuracy of weather forecasts for granted, not giving too much thought to the science, technology and global cooperation behind the information we receive. The use of satellite data in weather forecasting has demonstrably increased accuracy....
If you would like to experience a sea voyage from southern Chile to northern Germany on a research vessel demonstrating the importance of meteorological satellites to maritime safety - but the risk of seasickness isn’t your thing - stay tuned!
The “grandaddy” of EUMETSAT’s meteorological satellites, Meteosat-7, will soon be retired to a graveyard orbit after almost 20 years of service and several celestial bodies have taken the opportunity to make the send-off memorable.