Meteosat Third Generation
EUMETSAT's next generation of geostationary satellites
This next generation will provide an unprecedented 4D weather monitoring capability, through an evolution of the imaging service, a new lightning imaging service, and a new atmospheric sounding service providing measurements in the infrared and ultraviolet.
29 April 2021
22 May 2020
MTG instruments and ground segment
IRS will provide information on water vapour and temperature structures of the atmosphere.
Ultraviolet, Visible and Near-Infrared
UVN is a Sentinel-4 instrument used for chemistry applications.
Delivering spectral information and horizontal and vertical gradients of humidity and temperature.
MTG science studies
Comparison & characterisation of ATDnet versus LIS
Evaluating the performance of the Met Office lightning location system ATDnet against the TRMM Lightning Imaging Sensor (LIS).
IRS retrievals and applications at high satellite zenith angle
Study to engineer a method aimed at assessing the sensing sensitivity of MTG-IRS at high scanning angles.
IRS Mission Advisory Group (IRS-MAG) November 2020
IRS Mission Advisory Group (IRS-MAG),12 November 2020, Online
IRS Mission Advisory Group (IRS-MAG) June 2020
IRS Mission Advisory Group (IRS-MAG),6 June 2020, Online