Support grows for Systematic Observations Financing Facility (SOFF)
European meteorological institutions and the World Meteorological Organization back funding initiative to support climate adaptation.
EUMETSAT Council appoints Philip Evans as next Director-General
EUMETSAT has appointed Philip Evans as the organisation’s next Director-General for a five-year term, starting on 1 January 2021.
EUMETSAT will open pilot big data services to all users in Autumn 2019
The EUMETSAT Council has agreed to open four pilot 'big data' services to all users of the organisation’s meteorological and climate data in Autumn 2019.
EUMETSAT, Japanese space agency to cooperate on greenhouse gas monitoring
EUMETSAT and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) today signed an agreement which will result in the agencies working closely together to monitor greenhouse gases in the Earth’s atmosphere.
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.
EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Conference to focus on Baltic and Nordic challenges
The requirements and challenges for satellite weather and climate monitoring in high latitudes will feature at the EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Conference in Tallinn next week.
EUMETSAT approves funding for storage of recurrent MTG satellites
Meeting in Oslo, Norway, this week, the EUMETSAT Council approved funding for industrial activities required by EUMETSAT for the long term storage of the four Meteosat Third Generation (MTG) recurrent satellites after their acceptance at the Pre-Storage Reviews, their de-storage, the preparation and execution of their launch campaigns and support to in orbit commissioning.
EUMETSAT appoints Cristian Bank as Director of Programmes
The European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT) has appointed Cristian Bank, CEO of the Danish company Rovsing, as Director of Programme Preparation and Development.
EUMETSAT takes steps to extend Meteosat and EPS operations
At its 88th session, the EUMETSAT Council agreed to exploit the Meteosat second generation (MSG) and EUMETSAT Polar System (EPS) satellite systems for another seven years and opened the votes enabling the 30 Member States to formalise associated financial commitments in the course of 2018.
Ocean TEDx Event @EUMETSAT
Under the motto “Decoding the blue dot”, EUMETSAT will host a TEDx event tonight, organised by the local RheinMain TEDx group.
The IOCS meeting advances new capabilities for global ocean colour observations
The third international ocean colour science meeting convened by the International Ocean Colour Coordinating Group (IOCCG) in partnership with EUMETSAT, the European Space Agency (ESA) and the European Commission opened today in Lisbon, Portugal.
EUMETSAT and China National Space Administration sign framework agreement
Today, Alain Ratier, Director-General of EUMETSAT and Wu Yanhua, Vice Administrator of the China National Space Administration (CNSA) signed an agreement that provides the policy framework for the continuation and expansion of EUMETSAT’s cooperation with China on monitoring the atmosphere, oceans and climate from space.