Category: Satellites

Programmes, instrumentation and breakthroughs in Spacecraft design

2019 EUMETSAT fellows make their mark at ECMWF

Each year, EUMETSAT opens up a limited number of fellowships for early-career scientists in order to engage the younger research community and to promote the use of our satellite data. These fellowships are hosted at various institutions across Europe, including...

/ 24 April 2019

Another eventful year for our planet in 2018

It's that time again where we compile satellite imagery from across the globe to create an overview of the previous year's weather events as seen from space.

/ 1 March 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

Unravel the composition of our planet’s atmosphere

The atmosphere is a complex system - how is it monitored? What threats does it face? Find out all this and more by registering for the free "Monitoring Atmospheric Composition" massive open online course (MOOC).

/ 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

First interferogram from Metop-C’s IASI instrument

On 14:19 on 10 December 2018, the Infrared Atmospheric Sounding Interferometer on board Metop-C performed its first measurement.

/ 11 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