Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
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.
SO2 plumes from the Kasatochi eruption
Sulphur dioxide (SO2) plumes from the Kasatochi eruption circled the whole northern hemisphere over more than 20 days.
New eruption of Mount Piton de la Fournaise, Reunion
In April 2007, the Piton de la Fournaise volcano in eastern Reunion, a French overseas department, was erupting for more than a week.