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Becoming weather ready and climate smart

“Weather ready, climate smart” is the theme of this year’s World Meteorological Day. How close are we to being weather ready and climate smart? What more needs to be done? We spoke to EUMETSAT Chief Scientist Dr Kenneth Holmlund to...

/ 23 March 2018

Words from the WISE on International Women’s Day

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.

/ 8 March 2018

Make a world of difference at EUMETSAT

How would you like to be part of an organisation where you can make a real difference? At EUMETSAT, we encourage applications from students to skilled workers and offer an interesting and unique working environment in which to make your...

/ 26 February 2018

Brewing up a storm in 2017

The brute strength of nature was particularly evident in 2017 when hurricanes, typhoons and cyclones left trails of misery in their wake in communities around the globe.

/ 19 February 2018

Rain in Spain? Look to the Pacific

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....

/ 6 February 2018

A celestial pas de trois

The Flight Operations teams at EUMETSAT’s Darmstadt headquarters are carrying out an intricate, nearly two-month-long process to reposition three of Europe’s crucial Meteosat meteorological satellites.

/ 1 February 2018

Taking stock of the global climate

The Paris agreement might draw the limelight but another collaborative global effort is bringing crucial understanding to our planet’s changing climate.

/ 1 December 2017

Hayley Evers-King talks about marine data

With the “Monitoring the oceans from space” MOOC now running for the second time we reached out to one of the tutors, Hayley Evers-King from PML, to talk about marine data and latest developments.

/ 8 November 2017

Copernicus/TEDx “Decoding the Blue Dot” event at EUMETSAT

EUMETSAT will host a TEDx event organised by the RheinMain TEDx group.

/ 30 October 2017