Meteosat Third Generation
EUMETSAT's next generation of geostationary satellites
The Meteosat Third Generation satellite system is set to revolutionise weather forecasting and enable more precise monitoring of our changing atmosphere, land and oceans.
15 December 2022
22 May 2020
MTG instruments and ground segment
Flexible Combined Imager (FCI)
The Flexible Combined Imager (FCI) flies on the on the MTG-I satellite.
IRS will provide information on water vapour and temperature structures of the atmosphere.
Copernicus Sentinel-4 will monitor key air quality trace gases and aerosols over Europe at high spatial resolution.
Delivering spectral information and horizontal and vertical gradients of humidity and temperature.
MTG science studies & meetings
IRS mission advisory group (IRS-MAG) October 2022
IRS mission advisory group (IRS-MAG), 21 October 2022, Darmstadt & online
Assimilation of PC-reconstructed radiances in NWP
Hyperspectral missions have been providing key information to numerical weather prediction (NWP) for about two decades, e.g.
IRS mission advisory group (IRS-MAG) January 2022
IRS mission advisory group (IRS-MAG), 24 January 2022, Online