Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Widespread smoke from Turkish fires
In summer 2021 parts of the Mediterranean Sea were shrouded in smoke from wildfires along Turkey's coast.
Big bloom in the Firth of Clyde
Sentinel-3 captures a phytoplankton bloom surrounding the Isle of Arran, June 2021.
Arctic Sea Ice Minimum 2020
In September 2020 the Arctic sea ice extent shrunk to the second lowest in the 42-year satellite record.
Meanders in the Mediterranean
Instabilities in ocean currents can be identified through synergistic use of data from the Copernicus Sentinel-3 satellites.
Multiple perspectives on Hurricane Dorian
Data from a combination of EUMETSAT-operated satellites contributed to monitoring of the record-breaking Hurricane Dorian during September 2019
Swirls of cyanobacteria in the Baltic Sea
Blooms of blue-green algae were visible across the Baltic Sea in Sentinel-3 imagery during August 2019.
Sentinel-3 spots Sargassum seaweed
In early July 2019, Sentinel-3 captured images showing blooms of Sargassum seaweed.
Big blooms of coccolithophores along UK south coast
Sentinel-3 data provided perspective on big blooms of coccolithophores that formed off the southern coast of the UK in late June/early July 2019.
June solstice 2019
The June solstice is the Summer Solstice in the Northern Hemisphere and the Winter Solstice in the Southern Hemisphere. It took place at 15:54 UTC on 21 June.
How Sentinel-3 products are helping tackle the issues of underwater imaging
Ocean colour satellites can be used to measure light attenuation in the water column – a crucial factor when processing images.