Category: Climate

News and information about global climate science.

MOSAiC – the international Arctic drift expedition

Read the latest summary from the students tracking the expedition.

/ 6 January 2020

RV Polarstern, a truly unique ship

The second blog from the students tracking the MOSAiC expedition is here.

/ 17 October 2019

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