Category: Oceans

Stories about oceanographic sciences.

RV Polarstern, Southern Brazil abeam, 27-March-2017

We look back to a very calm weekend without any surprises.

/ 28 March 2017

RV Polarstern, South Atlantic, 24-March-17

Just a short update with the weekend coming up. The humidity I talked about yesterday gave us a nasty surprise.

/ 24 March 2017

RV Polarstern near 45°S 058°W, 23-March-2017

As every year on the 23rd of March, today is the worldwide day of Meteorology, proclaimed to remember the founding of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) in 1950.

/ 23 March 2017

South Atlantic near 51°S 065°30´W, 21-March-2017

Welcome onboard the German research vessel Polarstern, on its expedition number 105 (PS105).

/ 21 March 2017

No plain sailing on this voyage of discovery

If you would like to experience a sea voyage from southern Chile to northern Germany on a research vessel demonstrating the importance of meteorological satellites to maritime safety - but the risk of seasickness isn’t your thing - stay tuned!

/ 16 March 2017

Monitoring the health of corals with satellite data

The Great Barrier Reef in Australia has been recently placed under red alert for coral bleaching. Here we explain how to keep an eye on corals with satellite data.

/ 10 March 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

What’s new in the ocean monitoring world?

From new satellites to Minecraft models – a lot has been happening in the world of ocean monitoring from space in 2016...here are some highlights.

/ 2 December 2016

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