Category: Climate

News and information about global climate science.

Introducing the Alfred Wegener Institute and MOSAiC Expedition

Right now, the largest polar expedition in history is taking place and a group of students from Germany want to make sure you don't miss out on any of the Arctic action.

/ 9 October 2019

Arctic sea ice minimum 2019 – how did it fare this year?

The Arctic sea ice minimum is an annual occurrence that usually takes place in the month of September, when the area/volume of Arctic ice has reached its smallest after the “summer melt season”.

/ 2 October 2019

Working together for the benefit of our planet

The 16 September 2019 once again marks the United Nations’ International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer.

/ 16 September 2019

2019 – Another record-breaking year for our planet

It’s been impossible to ignore the headlines over the summer, bringing news of scorching temperatures, devastating wildfires and worrying predictions for the future of our planet.

/ 22 August 2019

Life as a EUMETSAT fellow – Peter Weston shares his experience with us

You might remember our spring article in which we delved into EUMETSAT fellowships and what exactly they are.

/ 1 August 2019

Using satellites for climate research

For the past 20 years, the DWD (Deutscher Wetterdienst – the German National Meteorological Service) has been working with a group of experts, using satellite data to monitor the climate and to record changes. The Satellite Application Facility on Climate...

/ 28 May 2019

EUMETSAT to host first ever Copernicus ‘Eyes on Earth’ Roadshow

The world we live in requires us to have our eyes open at all times – and well-focused on Earth – so that we can leave the best possible planet for the future generations. A great part of that includes...

/ 24 May 2019

FIDUCEO Workshop on uncertainty propagation now open for registration

The Fidelity and Uncertainty in Climate Data Records from Earth Observation (FIDUCEO) team has announced its second workshop in Lisbon on 25-27 June.

/ 23 May 2019

EUMETSAT attends 2019 Living Planet Symposium

Last week, Milan welcomed thousands of scientists, educators, industry experts and students to the city for the triennial “Living Planet Symposium” event, held at the MiCo – Milano Congressi exhibition space.

/ 21 May 2019