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Our training activities prepare and support the user community to apply EUMETSAT data services and products, including Copernicus.
27 January 2023
24 July 2020
Weather case studies
Damaging storms over Central Europe
Strong convective episodes over two days, causing widespread damage in parts of Europe.
Storm Miguel batters parts of Europe
Miguel brought high winds and heavy rain to a number of countries in Western Europe.
Climate case studies
Analysis of a 38-year-long data record of the polar jet
Using time-series of Meteosat Atmospheric Motion Vectors (AMV) to detect changes in location and intensity of the polar jet.
Albedo response to a change in the precipitation regime in the Sahel region
Can surface albedo change in the Sahel, due to rainfall, can be quantified using satellite observations.
Atmospheric composition case studies
Pollution levels drop during COVID-19 lockdown
The COVID-19 lockdown in early 2020 had a visible effect on pollution.
Extensive smoke from Canadian wildfires
Smoke from wildfires in Alberta, Canada travelled as far as parts of Europe and Russia.
Land case studies
European heatwaves in summer 2019
Maximum temperature records were broken in many parts of Europe, due to heatwaves.
Devastating wildfires near Athens
In late July 2018 wildfires ripped through coastal areas in Greece, causing thousands to flee and a number of fatalities.
Ocean case studies
Meanders in the Mediterranean
Instabilities in ocean currents can be identified through synergistic use of data from the Copernicus Sentinel-3 satellites.
Sentinel-3 spots Sargassum seaweed
In early July 2019, Sentinel-3 captured images showing blooms of Sargassum seaweed.
Other training pages
Access EUMETSAT and Copernicus training courses, resources and tools for continuous learning and development.
The Virtual Lab (VLab) is a partnership between specialised training centres and satellite operators.
Sentinel-3 tools & training
Copernicus Sentinel-3 data can be worked with through a number of open source and commercial software packages.