Category: Weather

The latest news about the science of weather and forecasting.

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

Aviation weather consultation onboard the RV Polarstern

In the final blog of the series, the students discuss aviation weather reporting for the safety of the helicopter crews coming and going on the mission.

/ 20 April 2020

Climate and climate change in the Arctic

The latest report from the students following the MOSAiC expedition discusses the Arctic climate, where the RV Polarstern is currently located and trapped in ice.

/ 24 March 2020

Discussing Iceland’s severe winter weather

Earlier this year, we had the pleasure of hosting Elín Björk Jónasdóttir, meteorologist at the Icelandic Meteorological Office (IMO).

/ 18 March 2020

Weather conditions in the Arctic

The MOSAiC expedition continues and the students following the mission’s progress have delivered blog number five.

/ 9 March 2020

When an umbrella is not enough – discussing severe storms with Tomáš Púčik

On a recent visit to EUMETSAT, Tomáš Púčik (Researcher and Senior Trainer) kindly spent some time with us to explain what he does at the European Severe Storms Laboratory (ESSL) and discuss his passion for thunderstorms. 

/ 13 February 2020

Looking back over a year of weather

We've just published our annual "Year of Weather" video for 2019 and once again, many significant weather events took place across the globe.

/ 24 January 2020

MOSAiC – the international Arctic drift expedition

Read the latest summary from the students tracking the expedition.

/ 6 January 2020

Life as a weather technician on board the Polarstern

Part three of the Polarstern diaries has landed - read on to hear all about life as an on-board weather technician in the latest blog instalment!

/ 10 December 2019