Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Major eruption of La Soufrière volcano
Major eruption of the Caribbean volcano La Soufrière in early April 2021.
The chemical fingerprint of Amazonian fires
Observations of formaldehyde from the GOME-2 instrument onboard Metop-B on 19-20 August 2019.
Huge fires in the Arctic and Siberia
Huge fires in the Arctic and Siberia during Summer 2019, were seen by the Sentinel-3 and Metop satellites.
Eruption of the Raikoke volcano
A powerful, rare eruption from Raikoke volcano in the Kuril Islands on 21 June 2019, could be clearly seen on satellite imagery.
High air pollution in parts of western Europe
On 1 April, the Global Ozone Monitoring Experiment (GOME-2) instruments on Metop-A and B observed elevated levels of NO2 total column concentration over parts of Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands and England.
Plumes of smoke drifting from America to Europe
On 25 June 2013, smoke from the large wildfires in Colorado (USA) reached Europe. This was seen in the GOME-2 and OMI aerosol images, processed at KNMI.
GOME-2 observes Australian fires
On 7 February, the Global Ozone Monitoring Experiment-2 (GOME-2) instrument on Metop-A, observed the smoke plume of the Australian wildfires.
Large SO2 plume from Erta Ale volcano
Large SO2 plume from Erta Ale crossed the Red Sea towards Yemen in Nov 2008.
SO2 plumes from the Kasatochi eruption
Sulphur dioxide (SO2) plumes from the Kasatochi eruption circled the whole northern hemisphere over more than 20 days.