Tag: Satellites

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

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

Taking care of a satellite – what does it involve?

Meet one of the staff members responsible for making sure the Sentinel-3 satellites run smoothly.

/ 26 February 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

Sea surface temperature – climate data record generation with SLSTR

Sea Surface Temperature data set from 1982 to 2016 now available.

/ 12 December 2019

Mission control engineering at EUMETSAT

Elena sat down with us to explain her responsibilities as a Mission Control Engineer for our "Inside EUMETSAT" series.

/ 4 December 2019

Inspiring ocean projects developed at Copernicus hackathon weekend

From 22-24 November, 10 teams from across Europe and beyond participated in the Copernicus "OceanHack challenge" in Tallinn, Estonia.

/ 27 November 2019

Arctic sea ice minimum 2019 – how did it fare this year?

The Arctic sea ice minimum is an annual occurrence that usually takes place in the month of September, when the area/volume of Arctic ice has reached its smallest after the “summer melt season”.

/ 2 October 2019