Category: Oceans

Stories about oceanographic sciences.

Going on a virtual journey with the Polarstern

The research vessel, Polarstern, is currently travelling from Germany to Cape Town and a group of German meteorology students are reporting on its progress with weekly blog posts.

/ 16 November 2018

Out-of-this-world imagery of our planet’s “lungs”

Today (8 June) is World Oceans Day and EUMETSAT is proud to bring you some out-of-this-world imagery of planet Earth’s oceans and seas.

/ 8 June 2018

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

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

Hacking Copernicus marine data @EUMETSAT

More than 40 keen hackers attended EUMETSAT’s first hackathon over the weekend of 9-11 June

/ 22 June 2017

IOCS2017 – International Ocean Colour experts meet up in Lisbon

The third International Ocean Colour Science (IOCS) meeting took place from 15 to 18 May 2017

/ 14 June 2017

An ocean of data in action

Join scientists and engineers at EUMETSAT for a weekend exploring ocean data without getting your feet wet on 9-11 June 2017

/ 1 June 2017