Category: Climate

News and information about global climate science.

Huge iceberg breaks off Larsen ice shelf in Antarctica

A massive iceberg, about three times the size of London, split off from Antarctica’s Larsen C ice shelf sometime between 10 and 12 July 2017.

/ 24 July 2017

Sea ice on the move and how satellites help us track it

Thomas Lavergne from MET Norway talks about tracking the movement of sea ice from space and why it’s so important, not least for polar bears.

/ 26 June 2017

An ocean of data in action

Join scientists and engineers at EUMETSAT for a weekend exploring ocean data without getting your feet wet on 9-11 June 2017

/ 1 June 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

Observing wildfire smoke plumes from space

Recent wildfires in Chile had a devastating impact on the country, its people and the environment.

/ 16 February 2017

A year of polar ice

Analysing how Arctic and Antarctic sea ice extent changed during the year.

/ 30 January 2017

Monitoring the Oceans from space MOOC – impressions from students

EUMETSAT recently offered a five week free online course to anyone interested in learning more about how satellites monitor the oceans from space.

/ 9 January 2017

Welcome to EUMETSAT’s new science blog

In our first post, EUMETSAT Chief Scientist Dr Kenneth Holmlund explains some of the challenges to be met in the years ahead.

/ 30 November 2016

Improving climate data records with FIDUCEO

Rob Roebeling, Climate Service and Product Expert at EUMETSAT, gives an overview of FIDUCEO, an EU-funded project dealing with accuracy and uncertainty in climate data records from Earth Observations.

/ 30 November 2016