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December 17, 2008
Latvia signs accession agreement with EUMETSAT
Latvia today signed the accession agreement to become a full Member State of EUMETSAT.
December 17, 2008
Jason-2 products become available to all users
Instruments on board the Jason-2 altimetry satellite have begun to disseminate their first near-real-time Operational Geophysical Data Record (OGDR) data to all users on a regular basis.
December 16, 2008
Poland finalises accession to EUMETSAT
Senior Polish officials visited EUMETSAT headquarters today to finalise the details of Poland’s accession to the organisation.
December 11, 2008
EUMETSAT 66th Council meets in Darmstadt, Germany
EUMETSAT, the European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites, held its 66th Council meeting in Darmstadt, Germany, on 9-10 December.
November 20, 2008
Weather and climate data on web portal
EUMETSAT has just launched a new web portal, providing a central point for online access to all EUMETSAT weather and climate data and dissemination services.
October 10, 2008
EUMETSAT 65th Council approves MTG payload complement
EUMETSAT, the European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites, held its 65th Council meeting in Darmstadt, Germany, on 9 October.
September 1, 2008
Meteorological Satellite Conference in Darmstadt
On 8-12 September 2008, meteorologists, scientists and researchers will meet for the 2008 EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Conference in Darmstadt, Germany.
July 30, 2008
Jason-2 begins mapping oceans
Less than a month after the launch of the Jason-2 ocean altimetry satellite, the Ocean Surface Topography Mission has produced its first complete maps. The maps were calculated from the first 10 days of Jason-2’s operational orbit starting on 4 July.
July 22, 2008
EUMETSAT and Arianespace sign MSG-4 launch contract
The Director-General of EUMETSAT, Dr. Lars Prahm, and the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Arianespace, Jean-Yves Le Gall, have signed the contract for the launch service for the last Meteosat Second Generation (MSG) satellite, MSG-4.
July 3, 2008
EUMETSAT agrees to provide data for GMES
During its 64th Council meeting on 1-2 July, EUMETSAT, the European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites, agreed to provide its data and products for the Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES) initiative.
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