Tag: Copernicus

Underwater imaging enhanced with the help of Sentinel-3

In this recent case study, the authors present us with a crucial feature of ocean colour satellites: they can be used to measure light attenuation within a water column (an imagined column of water going from the surface of the sea, rivers or...

/ 19 February 2019

Mapping carbon monoxide to aid air quality forecasts

Carbon monoxide is an odourless, colourless gas normally present in low concentrations in the air we breathe.

/ 3 July 2018

Out-of-this-world imagery of our planet’s “lungs”

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.

/ 8 June 2018

Rain in Spain? Look to the Pacific

Most of us take the accuracy of weather forecasts for granted, not giving too much thought to the science, technology and global cooperation behind the information we receive. The use of satellite data in weather forecasting has demonstrably increased accuracy....

/ 6 February 2018

Taking stock of the global climate

The Paris agreement might draw the limelight but another collaborative global effort is bringing crucial understanding to our planet’s changing climate.

/ 1 December 2017

Hayley Evers-King talks about marine data

With the “Monitoring the oceans from space” MOOC now running for the second time we reached out to one of the tutors, Hayley Evers-King from PML, to talk about marine data and latest developments.

/ 8 November 2017

Copernicus/TEDx “Decoding the Blue Dot” event at EUMETSAT

EUMETSAT will host a TEDx event organised by the RheinMain TEDx group.

/ 30 October 2017

The blue below: why monitoring the oceans from space is so important

In this post Helen Czerski, one of the educators on the course Monitoring the Oceans from Space, explains why monitoring the oceans is absolutely vital.

/ 28 September 2017

Hacking Copernicus marine data @EUMETSAT

More than 40 keen hackers attended EUMETSAT’s first hackathon over the weekend of 9-11 June

/ 22 June 2017