Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Early summer convection in Argentina & Uruguay
Severe convection in central Argentina in December 2020.
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.
Arctic Sea Ice Minimum 2020
In September 2020 the Arctic sea ice extent shrunk to the second lowest in the 42-year satellite record.
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.
Retour d’est or extended Bora flow along Po Valley
Retour d’est along Po Valley in satellite imagery in April 2020.
Dust from a dry Patagonian lake reaches Atlantic
Dust that lifted from a dry Patagonian lake and reached the Atlantic could be seen on various satellite images in March 2020.
Storm Gloria batters Spain and France
Storm Gloria brought significant wind and rain to parts of Spain and France on 20 and 21 January 2020.
Short but massive eruption of volcano Taal
Volcano Taal, on Luzon Island in the Philippines, erupted for some hours on 12 and 13 January 2020.
Pollution levels drop during COVID-19 lockdown
The COVID-19 lockdown in early 2020 had a visible effect on pollution.