Tag: Metop

Insight into Jasmin Vural’s life as a fellow

Delving further into our continuing series on fellowships, we talked to Jasmin Vural, who is almost done with hers.

/ 15 June 2020

Vasileios Barlakas shares his experience as a fellow with us

Continuing our series on fellowships, we talked to Vasileios Barlakas, who is halfway through his and talked to us about his stint so far.

/ 4 June 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

Metop operations – working as a Spacecraft Engineer at EUMETSAT

As part of our "Inside EUMETSAT" series, we sat down to have a chat with Richard Dyer!

/ 19 December 2019

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

Industrial and agricultural ammonia point sources exposed

The Atmospheric Spectroscopy Group at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) have been using the Infrared Atmospheric Sounding Interferometer (IASI) onboard Metop satellites to identify global ammonia hotspots, and they have kindly shared their findings with us.

/ 6 December 2018

Metop-C – where is it now?

EUMETSAT’s polar-orbiting satellite Metop-C is now flying in its final operating orbit, in a tri-star constellation with Metop-A and –B, after a recent series of manoeuvres.

/ 27 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