Category: Oceans

Stories about oceanographic sciences.

Inspiring ocean projects developed at Copernicus hackathon weekend

From 22-24 November, 10 teams from across Europe and beyond participated in the Copernicus "OceanHack challenge" in Tallinn, Estonia.

/ 27 November 2019

Sailors drop off ocean-monitoring buoys during trans-Atlantic race

The Transat Jacques Vabre yacht race is one of the big events in the offshore sailing calendar and is a tough race from Le Havre, France, across 8000km of the Atlantic Ocean to Salvador de Bahia, on the Brazilian coast. ...

/ 7 November 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

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

The last leg of the Polarstern’s journey

The students following the Polarstern have provided us with one final report on what the vessel encountered on the way to its final destination: Cape Town.

/ 20 December 2018

Thar she blows – Polarstern blog number five

Blog number five has landed and this week the hot topic is... wind!

/ 14 December 2018

Getting to know the weather a little better with the Polarstern

It's week four of the Polarstern's voyage and you know what that means - a brand-new blog post from the students following its path.

/ 10 December 2018

An update on the Polarstern’s progress

It's the second week aboard the Polarstern and the third blog post recording the adventure!

/ 3 December 2018

The Polarstern logbook

Week two from the Polarstern logbook - students from group FH38 describe what can be found on-board the vessel and what they witnessed during the first days of their virtual mission to Cape Town from Bremerhaven.

/ 20 November 2018