News & Features
EUMETSAT redistributes novel real-time wind data
Today, EUMETSAT started to make novel observations about the vertical distribution of wind available to national meteorological services for use in weather forecasting.
Be a part of the EGU2020
With the official cancellation of the annual European Geophysical Union (EGU) General Assembly originally scheduled to take place on 04-08 May in Vienna
Solidarity and skill triumph over devastation of earthquake, pandemic
Accurate weather forecasts are critically important for community safety, particularly during times of crisis.
Extension of Delegation Agreement with the European Union for the Copernicus Programme
The signing of an updated Delegation Agreement between the European Union, represented by the European Commission (EC), and EUMETSAT took place today in Brussels.
EUMETSAT approves funding for storage of recurrent MTG satellites
Meeting in Oslo, Norway, this week, the EUMETSAT Council approved funding for industrial activities required by EUMETSAT for the long term storage of the four Meteosat Third Generation (MTG) recurrent satellites after their acceptance at the Pre-Storage Reviews, their de-storage, the preparation and execution of their launch campaigns and support to in orbit commissioning.
Space agencies cooperate to meet global meteorological Earth observation needs
The Coordination Group for Meteorological Satellites has agreed a framework for assessing its contributions of satellite observations to the WMO’s plans for a global integrated system of Earth observation.
Forget “world art” - African art is space-bound!
The European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT) today announced a competition for African artists which will see the winner’s creation gracing the launcher of a meteorological satellite in 2021.
The 2017 EUMETSAT user conference attracts a record number of meteorologists and scientists to Rome
From 2 – 6 October, the EUMETSAT user conference jointly organised with ITAF-MET (Italian Air Force - Operational Force Command, Department for Meteorology), the national provider for weather and climate services in Italy, will attract a record number of 500 meteorologists and scientists from 40 countries to Rome.
Korea Meteorological Administration hosts 45th CGMS meeting
From 12 to 16 June, the Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA) is hosting the 45th plenary session of the Coordination Group for Meteorological Satellites (CGMS) in Jeju Island, Republic of Korea
The IOCS meeting advances new capabilities for global ocean colour observations
The third international ocean colour science meeting convened by the International Ocean Colour Coordinating Group (IOCCG) in partnership with EUMETSAT, the European Space Agency (ESA) and the European Commission opened today in Lisbon, Portugal.
EUMETSAT and China National Space Administration sign framework agreement
Today, Alain Ratier, Director-General of EUMETSAT and Wu Yanhua, Vice Administrator of the China National Space Administration (CNSA) signed an agreement that provides the policy framework for the continuation and expansion of EUMETSAT’s cooperation with China on monitoring the atmosphere, oceans and climate from space.