Category: Weather

The latest news about the science of weather and forecasting.

RV Polarstern – squalls in the tropical South Atlantic, 07 April 2017

The RV Polarstern passed the Inner-Tropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ), an important part of the global circulation.

/ 7 April 2017

Where old satellites go to die

Meteosat-7, EUMETSAT’s oldest operational meteorological satellite, tomorrow begins its final journey to the great graveyard orbit in the sky.

/ 2 April 2017

RV Polarstern, tropical South Atlantic, 31 March 2017

RV Polarstern moves into the tropics

/ 31 March 2017

RV Polarstern, just passed Tropic of Capricorn, 29 March 2017

Oliver talks about the Polarstern's experience in tropical waters

/ 30 March 2017

RV Polarstern, Southern Brazil abeam, 27 March 2017

We look back to a very calm weekend without any surprises.

/ 28 March 2017

RV Polarstern, South Atlantic, 24 March 17

Just a short update with the weekend coming up. The humidity I talked about yesterday gave us a nasty surprise.

/ 24 March 2017

RV Polarstern near 45°S 058°W, 23 March 2017

As every year on 23 March, today is the worldwide day of Meteorology, proclaimed to remember the founding of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) in 1950.

/ 23 March 2017