Meteorological Satellite Conference in Cordoba
On 20-24 September 2010, meteorologists, scientists, and researchers will meet in Cordoba, Spain, for the 2010 EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Conference, hosted and co-organised by the Agencia Estatal de Meteorologia (AEMET), the Spanish State Meteorological Agency
MTG satellites crucial for future volcanic ash observations
Following the recent eruption of Iceland’s Eyjafjälla volcano that spewed huge amounts of ash and grounded numerous flights across Europe, more than 50 experts from around the world came together at a workshop hosted by ESA and EUMETSAT to take stock of what has been learned and to identify future opportunities for volcanic ash detection, monitoring and prediction.
Global sea level rise monitoring secured for next decade
The transatlantic Jason-3 Programme has now been approved by EUMETSAT Member States thus ensuring a continuation of the series of measurements made by the Jason-2 satellite and its predecessors in support of meteorology, operational oceanography and in particular the monitoring of the sea level trend, a key indicator of climate change