Category: Weather

The latest news about the science of weather and forecasting.

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

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

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

An update on the Polarstern’s progress

It's the second week aboard the Polarstern and the third blog post recording the adventure!

/ 3 December 2018

The Polarstern logbook

Week two from the Polarstern logbook - students from group FH38 describe what can be found on-board the vessel and what they witnessed during the first days of their virtual mission to Cape Town from Bremerhaven.

/ 20 November 2018

Switching on Metop-C’s instruments

Metop-C is now safely orbiting the Earth after a spectacular and eagerly-awaited launch on 7 November.

/ 16 November 2018

Launch success!

After years of hard work and planning, Metop-C was successfully launched from Kourou at 01:47 (CET) Wednesday!

/ 8 November 2018