Category: Oceans

Stories about oceanographic sciences.

The role of MOSAiC in EUMETSAT OSI SAF development

You might have seen several posts about the MOSAiC expedition on the Science Blog over the last six months, when we featured the reports of a group of meteorology students tracking its progress.

/ 29 May 2020

Introducing Day to Day, EUMETSAT’s first podcast series!

If you’ve been looking for something different to listen to then our new podcast series might be just the thing.

/ 28 February 2020

Taking care of a satellite – what does it involve?

Meet one of the staff members responsible for making sure the Sentinel-3 satellites run smoothly.

/ 26 February 2020

Sea surface temperature – climate data record generation with SLSTR

Sea Surface Temperature data set from 1982 to 2016 now available.

/ 12 December 2019

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