Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
December solstice near the southern polar circle
December solstice occurred in 2018 at 22:23 UTC on 21 December and could be 'seen' in satellite imagery.
Smoke from California wildfires
Smoke from devastating, widespread wildfires in California in November 2018, was seen by Sentinel-3.
Isolated convective complex over the upper Persian/Arabian Gulf
On 19 October 2018 a convective complex developed over open waters in the upper Persian/Arabian Gulf.
Assessing the sea state in the Arabian Sea during Tropical Cyclone Luban
Luban went through the life cycle of a tropical storm over the Arabian Sea between 6 October and 14 October 2018.
Dense dust outbreak across the Arabian peninsula
Summer Shamal pushed dense dust across the Arabian peninsula to its south coast and out over the Arabian Sea in late July/early August 2018.
Sea-ice melt resulted in cold water spill over the Labrador Current
Ice melt along the Labrador coast resulted in freshwater water spill over the Labrador Current, showing some very steep gradients in temperature and chlorophyll concentration fields while meeting the warm Gulf current around Newfoundland.
Using Sentinel-3 to monitor chlorophyll concentrations in the Black Sea
Using Sentinel-3 ocean colour data to investigate the question 'Does a light breeze influence the distribution of chlorophyll concentrations in the Black Sea?'.
Long-range dust outbreak over Africa and Greece
In late March 2018 a cold outbreak drove Saharan dust from the Atlas mountains down to the south-west coast of Africa and on to Greece.
Herring spawn seen from space
Optical sensors on two of the Sentinel satellites spotted a herring spawning event near Vancouver Island in March 2018.