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An exceptional year for stratospheric ozone
2020 brought prolonged atmospheric vortexes to both poles of the Earth, fuelling the largest sustained ozone holes in years.
Ready to launch this weekend: Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich
The satellite is scheduled for launch on 21 November 2020.
Branching out into the world of strategy and international relations at EUMETSAT
Rachel, an astrophysics student currently in her third year of university, interned with us over the last few months.
Tracking desert locusts with satellite services
This year brought a locust crisis to eastern Africa, threatening food supplies in an already troubled time.
Smoke from exceptional California wildfires reaches Europe
Satellite observations monitor the transport of emissions.
Monitoring the ocean and fisheries using Earth observation data
In our Day to Day series of podcasts, we discuss how Earth observation data benefits our lives in different ways.
Exploring data services at EUMETSAT
We talked (part remotely/part at HQ) with Joana Miguens about her interesting role, continuing our Inside EUMETSAT series.
Keeping an eye on air turbulence from space
For many travellers, air turbulence is often a cause of much concern and in some cases, fear.
Insight into Jasmin Vural’s life as a fellow
Delving further into our continuing series on fellowships, we talked to Jasmin Vural, who is almost done with hers.
Vasileios Barlakas shares his experience as a fellow with us
Continuing our series on fellowships we talked to Vasileios, who is currently halfway through his.
The role of MOSAiC in EUMETSAT OSI SAF development
Dr Rasmus Tonboe talks us through the data collected throughout the mission and its use within the EUMETSAT Ocean and Sea Ice Satellite Application Facility (OSI SAF).
Interning at EUMETSAT
A new episode of our Inside EUMETSAT series – get to know us a little better by finding out what everybody does here.
Introducing the Alfred Wegener Institute and MOSAiC Expedition
This year, a new group of students will be featured as they track the "MOSAiC expedition", recording the Polarstern's
Sailors drop off ocean-monitoring buoys during trans-Atlantic race
An innovative partnership between ocean scientists and sailors.
Inspiring ocean projects developed at Copernicus hackathon weekend
The event received many applications and 10 teams made it to the final cut.
Mission control engineering at EUMETSAT
A challenging yet enjoyable role, Elena started out as a junior engineer within our Early Career Employment Program and has since then continued along a steady learning curve.
Sea surface temperature – climate data record generation with SLSTR
Sea Surface Temperature data set from 1982 to 2016 now available.
Metop operations - working as a Spacecraft Engineer at EUMETSAT
Richard is a Spacecraft Operations Engineer on the polar-orbiting Metop satellites.
MOSAiC – the international Arctic drift expedition
Blog number four is here and summarises what's happened to the Polarstern since it left Norway to reach its resting position on the ice floe.
Looking back over a year of weather
This visualisation rounds up a whole year in one 20-minute video and illustrates how some of the more severe events that took place last year looked from space. You can clearly see the storm formation and activity.
When an umbrella is not enough - discussing severe storms
Tomáš Púčik spent some time with us on a recent visit to EUMETSAT to discuss his passion for thunderstorms.
Taking care of a satellite - what does it involve
Ed Trollope is one of the Spacecraft Operations Engineers at EUMETSAT and has been looking after our satellites for around six years.