Imagery and case studies of weather phenomena and environmental events observed by EUMETSAT's fleet of weather satellites.
Springtime dust outbreaks
During late April and early May 2022 numerous dust outbreaks affected the Mediterranean basin area.
Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai major eruptions
In January 2022 the underwater volcano Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai in the Pacific Ocean erupted a number of times.
Major eruption of La Soufrière volcano
Major eruption of the Caribbean volcano La Soufrière in early April 2021.
Impact of California 2020 fires on atmospheric composition
Data from multiple satellites used to investigate the atmospheric impact of the extensive 2020 California fires.
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.
Transport of African-Arabian dust to Pakistan & north India
In May 2018 dust clouds from Africa and the Arabian peninsula travelled as far as India.
High air pollution in parts of Western Europe
On 1 April GOME-2 instruments on Metop-A and -B observed elevated levels of NO2 total column concentration over parts of Europe.
Monitoring volcanoes from space
Tracking the ash plume from Eyjafjallajökull volcano in Iceland with satellite imagery.
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.