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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.

/ 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

The blue below: why monitoring the oceans from space is so important

In this post Helen Czerski, one of the educators on the course Monitoring the Oceans from Space, explains why monitoring the oceans is absolutely vital.

/ 28 September 2017

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