How to access our data
Delivering data and support to our Member States and users worldwide
We offer a portfolio of data access options that allow users to view imagery and download data. We also provide a near real-time data push service called EUMETCast.
30 July 2021
16 April 2020
Users can access our data in either near real-time (NRT) or historical mode.
Our product catalogue, the Product Navigator, allows users to discover which data collections are available through our different data access services.
Access to the data typically involves an initial registration process via our Earth Observation Portal — Register for data.
Data download and view
Registration and Licensing process
EUMETSAT Data licensing
Our data, products and services are subject to licensing terms and conditions.
Support and tools
Satellite data services
Rapid Scanning Service
The Rapid Scanning Service scans the northern third of the Meteosat disc every five minutes.
Meteosat Data Collection Services
The current Data Collection System (DCS) coverage is supported by Meteosat-11 and Meteosat-8.
Metop Global Data Service
Metop GDS provides near real-time products generated from instrument data.
Regional Data Service/EARS
Regional Data Services, provided by the EUMETSAT Advanced Retransmission Service (EARS) network of AHRPT reception stations.
Altimetry data is used to determine sea level height, wind speed and wave height.
Ocean colour services
Providing information on ocean living ecosystems, water quality and sediment dynamics.
The Sentinel-3 mission includes key optical instruments monitoring the composition of our atmosphere.
Data access services YouTube videos
The Data Store
Ben Loveday provides a very comprehensive walk-through of the Data Store web-user interface.