News & Features
Preparing for Metop-C data
Metop-C was successfully launched on 7 November 2018. Here is updated information to help users plan and prepare for when data becomes available.
Metop-C’s IASI instrument delivers first spectrum
A critical element of polar-orbiting meteorological satellite Metop-C’s payload – the Infrared Atmospheric Sounding Interferometer (IASI) – delivered its first spectrum today.
Upcoming Meteosat-11 SEVIRI decontamination
A Meteosat-11 SEVIRI decontamination will be performed from 21 to 28 January 2019.
Current GOES-15 data service to end and new GOES-15 data in netCDF to be available soon
GOES-15 data in LRIT format replaced with netCDF format in 17 December 2018.
Removal of Packet Identifier (PID) 509 from EUMETCast Basic Service
PID 509 removed from EUMETCast Basic Service on 13 December 2018.
Release of Sentinel-3B Ocean and Land Colour Instrument (OLCI) Level-1 products
S3B OLCI Level-1 products in NRT and NTC from 12 December 2018.
Release of Sentinel-3B STM Level 1 and Marine Level 2 products
From 6 December 2018, Sentinel-3B STM Level-1 and Marine Level-2 Products will be available at Near Real Time (NRT), Short Time Critical (STC) and Non Time Critical (NTC) timeliness.
European satellite control centre of the future unveiled in Darmstadt
Europe’s most modern satellite control centre has been unveiled at the Darmstadt headquarters of EUMETSAT, the European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites.
European Union’s Copernicus programme is planning a monitoring capacity for anthropogenic CO2 emissions
Helping countries verify their CO2 emission reductions
Update to AC SAF IASI SO2 BUFR product
The IASI Sulphur Dioxide BUFR product from AC SAF will be updated on 14 January 2019.
EUMETSAT TAKES OVER OPERATIONS OF SENTINEL-3B SATELLITE
As of today, EUMETSAT has responsibility for the full dual spacecraft operations of Sentinel-3A and 3B and the marine data production. In the coming few weeks, the team will complete those commissioning activities which could only be performed in the nominal orbital configuration and will ramp up the product releases.