While Metop-C gets prepared for lift-off on the morning of 7 November, let’s take the time to look at the reasons for launching and operating such a complex system. What are the benefits for weather forecasting and climate monitoring? Why...
Metop-C, EUMETSAT’s polar-orbiting meteorological satellite, is being prepared for launch in November from Kourou, French Guiana.
Is it possible to predict where a wildfire is likely to start? Or to say how ferociously it will burn before it has even ignited? Can satellite observations help?
If you’ve been following our blog, you’ll know Metop-C safely arrived in Kourou, French Guiana, aboard three massive Antonov cargo planes.
Metop-C – soon to become the latest addition to EUMETSAT’s fleet of meteorological satellites – is currently in Kourou, French Guiana, being prepared for launch in November.
In this era of seeming plenty, it’s shocking to learn that almost 124 million people faced crisis levels of food insecurity last year.
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.
“Weather ready, climate smart” is the theme of this year’s World Meteorological Day.
The brute strength of nature was particularly evident in 2017 when hurricanes, typhoons and cyclones left trails of misery in their wake in communities around the globe.