Image Library top ten for 2019
A look at our most popular case studies from 2019.
22, October 2020
We've taken a look back at the case studies entries we've produced this year and, using our web and @eumetsat_users Twitter statistics, we've compiled a list of our most popular studies in 2019.
1: Tropical Cyclone Fani makes landfall in India
Tropical Cyclone Fani made landfall in Odisha, northeastern India on 3 May 2019.
2: Multiple perspectives on Hurricane Dorian
Data from a combination of EUMETSAT-operated satellites contributed to monitoring of the record-breaking Hurricane Dorian during September 2019.
3: Monitoring tropical cyclones from space
This in-depth study, first written in 2012, remains popular. It looks at how you can see tropical cyclones forming and follow where they are moving using satellite imagery.
4: Outflow of Indian winter smog over North Indian Ocean
On 6 January 2019 Indian winter smog spread over the North Indian Ocean.
5: The chemical fingerprint of Amazonian fires
Observations of formaldehyde from the GOME-2 instrument onboard Metop-B on 19-20 August 2019.
6: Huge fires in the Arctic and Siberia
Huge fires in the Arctic and Siberia during Summer 2019, were seen by the Sentinel-3 and Metop satellites.
7: US big freeze as seen from space
Features of the 'Big Freeze' which affected parts of North America in January 2019 could be seen in satellite imagery.
8: Eruption of Stromboli volcano
The Italian volcano Stromboli erupted with a series of small explosions on 3 July 2019.
9: Sentinel-3 spots Sargassum seaweed
In early July 2019, Sentinel-3 captured images showing blooms of Sargassum seaweed, which made the headlines due to their rapid growth and how far they spread.
10: Severe floods in South Africa
On the Easter weekend of 19-22 April 2019, a cut-off low (COL) weather system caused severe floods in southern parts of South Africa.
Heavy snow in parts of Spain
Parts of central Spain saw their heaviest snowfalls in decades in January 2021.
Early summer convection in central Argentina and Uruguay
Severe convection in central Argentina in December 2020.
Nearly-record snowfall in the western Alps in December 2020
Winter 2020 started with more than 2 m snow in the Alps and an extreme amount of rain.