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.
Pollution levels drop during COVID-19 lockdown
The COVID-19 lockdown in early 2020 had a visible effect on pollution.
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.
Measuring ozone from space
Looking at using satellites to measure ozone on the UN’s International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer.
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.
Plumes of smoke drifting from America to Europe
On 25 June 2013, smoke from the large wildfires in Colorado (USA) reached Europe.