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Aviation weather consultation onboard the RV Polarstern
Blog seven - Safety first - reliable weather reporting
Becoming weather ready and climate smart
The role of EUMETSAT As an actor within the meteorological community, EUMETSAT contributes to the added-value chain which ranges from observations, to modelling, forecast
Discussing Iceland’s severe winter weather
Elín visited our HQ in Darmstadt to discuss how satellite data impacts the work of herself and her colleagues, we also got some insight into just how windy Iceland can be!
Weather conditions in the Arctic
Read on to hear all about the weather conditions in the Arctic during October 2019.
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.
Extending the working lifetime of the Metop-A weather satellite
What factors limit the lifetime of Metop-A?
Why we need Metop-C
Well, the answer to the last question is easy: the other two Metop satellites, Metop-A (launched on 19 October 2006) and Metop-B (launched on 17 September 2012) have exceeded their design lifetime of five years, in the case of Metop-A, significantly so.
Brewing up a storm in 2017
EUMETSAT has just published its annual Year of Weather animation, which illustrates where 2017’s major storms.
Another eventful year for our planet in 2018
The fascinating EUMETSAT 2018 Year of Weather video has now been published
2019 - Another record-breaking year for our planet
Reports show that our planet is getting warmer, with the Earth having its
RV Polarstern near 45°S 058°W, 23 March 2017
The United Nations decided to establish a common voice for all topics around the atmosphere, its interaction with the oceans, for weather and climate.
RV Polarstern, 19 April 2017
Due to the weather situation (see Image 1, surface analysis from 2017-04-14, 12:00 UTC) our way back to Germany isn't a huge challenge for the meteorologist on duty and the nautical crew of the vessel at the moment.
Metop – still state-of-the-art, 30 years on
The unprecedented positive impact the data from Metop satellites.
A celestial pas de trois
The prelude On 15 July, 2015, Meteosat-11, the last of EUMETSAT’s Meteosat Second Generation satellites, was successfully launched.
RV Polarstern, near the Canary Islands, 11 April 2017
Today, I want to call your attention to a satellite instrument that has become an important tool for the forecaster in the last years, as well as for the guys of the numerical weather models: the scatterometer.
RV Polarstern, 13 April 2017
When performing maritime weather forecasts, especially for ship routing, you need to care about an additional parameter compared to forecasters that make predictions for land areas: the sea state or wave height.
Top 10 satellite images of 2016
1. Winter solstice On 21 December was the Winter solstice, here viewed from Meteosat-9 at 06.00 UTC.
2019 EUMETSAT fellows make their mark at ECMWF
The research performed by the fellows is based upon proposals from our Member States and subjects covered by the fellows address, amongst other things, assimilation and analysis of various types of satellite data for global, regional and short-range numerical weather prediction models, as well as the use of satellite data at ECMWF
When an umbrella is not enough - discussing severe storms
If you’ve ever wondered what constitutes as a severe storm, who the people responsible for monitoring them are and why satellite data is so important we’re sure you’ll enjoy our chat with Tomáš!
RV Polarstern, a truly unique ship
Blog two Inside the Polarstern Authors: Fabian Baur, Tobias Kern, Bruno Kothe, Alexander Scholz, Antje Wagemann
Using satellites for climate research
Offenbach, 27 May 2019 – CLARA, CLAAS and SARAH. You may be mistaken for initially believing that these refer to high and low fronts in the world of meteorology.