Category: Weather

The latest news about the science of weather and forecasting.

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

Metop-C – on the launch pad and ready to go

Metop-C is now safely encapsulated inside the fairing atop the Soyuz launcher and waiting on the launch pad in Kourou.

/ 6 November 2018

Metop-C – what happens after lift-off?

Launching a spacecraft into orbit is something that ignites the public’s imagination.

/ 31 October 2018