News & Features
New version of Sentinel-6 Payload Data Processing available soon
Sentinel-6 Payload Data Processing (PDP) updated to version V3.3.2 on 3 August 2021.
EUMETSAT to operate largest number of Sentinel missions under Copernicus 2.0 agreement
EUMETSAT becomes largest operator of Sentinel missions in Copernicus 2.0 agreement with European Commission
Change to OSFAC and ECOWAS products distribution
OSFAC and ECOWAS products on new EUMETCast channels from 3 August 2021.
New OSI SAF Sea Ice Concentration product on EUMETCast soon
This new Sea Ice Concentration product from OSI SAF, with ID OSI-410, has an operational status. It is computed from SSMIS and AMSR-2 Level 1 data.
Release of upgraded Fire Risk Map product from LSA SAF
LSA SAF upgraded Fire Risk Map product, FRMv2, released 22 July 2021.
EUMETSAT to supply Chile with Copernicus data
EUMETSAT will supply the University of Chile with Copernicus data and receive Earth observation data from the institution’s instruments
€58 million for innovative satellite data applications
EUMETSAT announces funding for innovative satellite data applications in lead-up to launch of next-generation fleets
EUMETSAT at the centre of a global network sharing weather and climate data
Agreements will continue the strong cooperation between agencies and help meet global weather and climate challenges
Update to Metop AVHRR Atmospheric Motion Vectors
Dual AVHRR Atmospheric Motion Vectors (winds) stop using Metop-A data from 7 July 2021.
Monitoring of the Earth’s oceans from space enters a new era
European and US partners welcome operational release of data from ocean-monitoring mission
Public release of Copernicus Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich products
First operational Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich products released on 22 June 2021.
Europe – Africa Space Earth Observation High-Level Forum, 10 – 11 June 2021
EUMETSAT is contributing to the Europe – Africa Space Earth Observation High-Level Forum in Lisbon and online, on 10 – 11 June 2021.
Changes to PC compressed IASI L1C data
Principal Component (PC) compressed IASI L1C data will be updated in November 2021.
Webinar African climate monitoring from space 7 – 8 June 2021
EUMETSAT is holding a webinar on African climate monitoring from space on 7 – 8 June 2021.
OSI SAF Sea Ice products to be upgraded
OSI SAF Sea Ice Edge and Sea Ice Type products upgraded on 3 June 2021.
NetCDF versions of H SAF precipitation products available soon
NetCDF versions of H SAF H01 and H02B precipitation products available from 18 March 2021.
Upcoming release of GOME-2 Level 1 PPF V7
GOME-2 Level 1 PPF Version 7 to be released on 8 June 2021.
New IASI newsletter now available
First annual newsletter about the Metop IASI instrument and IASI data available to download.
Data Tailor Web Service v2.11 now available
The Data Tailor web service v2.11 available from 10 May 2021.
New snow products from H SAF on EUMETCast soon
Two new H SAF snow products on EUMETCast from 20 May 2021.
New Processing Baseline for SLSTR L1 released soon
A new Processing Baseline (PB), v2.75, for the Sentinel-3 SLSTR L1 products is planned to be released on 18 May 2021.