Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
First major fire events at high latitudes
By Anu-Maija Sundström, Julia Wagemann, Julien Chimot, Federico Fierli, Mark Parrington, Jochen Kerkmann and Ivan Smiljanic
Heatwaves across Western Europe
Widespread heatwaves and wildfire outbreaks across west Europe and UK in mid-July 2022.
Hydrogen sulphide plumes off the Namibian coast
Plumes of hydrogen sulphide could be seen off the coast of Namibia in December 2021.
Winds drive deep water formation in Gulf of Lion
Effects of Mistral and Tramontana winds on the Gulf of Lion circulation.
State of Arctic and Antarctic sea ice in 2021
Rising temperatures have led to a marked decrease in Arctic sea ice area & thickness.
Smoke and burned areas from Greek fires
Smoke and burned area scars from the Greek wildfires in Aug 2021 seen in satellite images.
Widespread smoke from Turkish fires
Parts of the Mediterranean Sea shrouded in smoke from Turkish wildfires, in summer 2021.
Upwelling in the Gulf of Tehuantepec
Upwelling of cold ocean waters & increase in phytoplankton growth in Gulf of Tehuantepec.
Storm Gloria batters Spain and France
Storm Gloria brought significant wind and rain to parts of Spain and France.
Phytoplankton dynamics in east Arabian Sea
Sea surface temperatures impact net primary productivity along east Arabian Sea.
Meanders in the Mediterranean
Instabilities in ocean currents can be identified through data from Sentinel-3 satellites.