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Balance for Better? We certainly think so!

EUMETSAT is proud to support International Women's Day and are especially happy to get behind this year's theme: #BalanceforBetter.

/ 8 March 2019

Another eventful year for our planet in 2018

It's that time again where we compile satellite imagery from across the globe to create an overview of the previous year's weather events as seen from space.

/ 1 March 2019

Underwater imaging enhanced with the help of Sentinel-3

In this recent case study, the authors present us with a crucial feature of ocean colour satellites: they can be used to measure light attenuation within a water column (an imagined column of water going from the surface of the sea, rivers or...

/ 19 February 2019

Unravel the composition of our planet’s atmosphere

The atmosphere is a complex system - how is it monitored? What threats does it face? Find out all this and more by registering for the free "Monitoring Atmospheric Composition" massive open online course (MOOC).

/ 20 December 2018

First interferogram from Metop-C’s IASI instrument

On 14:19 on 10 December 2018, the Infrared Atmospheric Sounding Interferometer on board Metop-C performed its first measurement.

/ 11 December 2018

Metop-C – where is it now?

EUMETSAT’s polar-orbiting satellite Metop-C is now flying in its final operating orbit, in a tri-star constellation with Metop-A and –B, after a recent series of manoeuvres.

/ 27 November 2018

Copernicus AtmosHack a success

On 16-18 November, 10 teams from across Europe participated in the Copernicus Hackathon challenge “Hack the Atmosphere” in Helsinki, Finland.

/ 23 November 2018

Switching on Metop-C’s instruments

Metop-C is now safely orbiting the Earth after a spectacular and eagerly-awaited launch on 7 November.

/ 16 November 2018

Launch success!

After years of hard work and planning, Metop-C was successfully launched from Kourou at 01:47 (CET) Wednesday!

/ 8 November 2018