Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Melting Greenland ice sheet cools North Atlantic Ocean
Observing the cooling of the North Atlantic Ocean during the last decade, using weather satellites.
Large smoke plume from wildfires in Russia
In summer 2021 Russia saw unprecedented widespread wildfires ravage large swathes of Siberia.
Major eruption of La Soufrière volcano
Major eruption of the Caribbean volcano La Soufrière in early April 2021.
Spotting Etesian winds in solar imagery using moonglint
Etesian winds spotted in the solar spectrum in Feb 2021.
Upwelling in the Gulf of Tehuantepec
Regional topography and winds drive a strong upwelling of cold ocean waters and an increase in phytoplankton growth in the Gulf of Tehuantepec.
Hurricane Iota - another record-breaking storm
In mid-November 2020 Hurricane Iota became the 30th named storm of the North Atlantic Hurricane season.
Storms hit France in early October
Europe was battered during the first October weekend in 2020, with extensive storms, extreme rainfall and flooding.
Arctic Sea Ice Minimum 2020
In September 2020 the Arctic sea ice extent shrunk to the second lowest in the 42-year satellite record.
Medicane over Ionian Sea causes storms in Italy and Greece
Tropical storm-like cyclone causing storms, severe wind and high seas over Ionian Sea.
Impact of California 2020 fires on atmospheric composition
Data from multiple satellites used to investigate the atmospheric impact of the extensive 2020 California fires.
Extensive DIBS in the Deformation Zone
In April 2020, pockmarked DIBS cloud, produced by a cyclone over the Mediterranean Sea, entered an elongated deformation zone - stretching from France to Turkey.