Metop-C – soon to become the latest addition to EUMETSAT’s fleet of meteorological satellites – is currently in Kourou, French Guiana, being prepared for launch in November.
In this era of seeming plenty, it’s shocking to learn that almost 124 million people faced crisis levels of food insecurity last year.
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.
“Weather ready, climate smart” is the theme of this year’s World Meteorological Day. How close are we to being weather ready and climate smart? What more needs to be done? We spoke to EUMETSAT Chief Scientist Dr Kenneth Holmlund to...
The brute strength of nature was particularly evident in 2017 when hurricanes, typhoons and cyclones left trails of misery in their wake in communities around the globe.
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....
The Flight Operations teams at EUMETSAT’s Darmstadt headquarters are carrying out an intricate, nearly two-month-long process to reposition three of Europe’s crucial Meteosat meteorological satellites.
Here’s a list of our most impressive images and composites of this past year to transition into 2017.