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EUMETSAT 68th Council makes further progress on GMES and Jason-3
Wednesday, 02 December 2009
EUMETSAT, the European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites, held its 68th Council meeting in Darmstadt, Germany, on 1-2 December
EUMETSAT welcomes Serbia as its latest Cooperating State
Tuesday, 24 November 2009
Serbia has become EUMETSAT’s latest Cooperating State following the completion of the ratification procedures
Météo-France Centre on La Réunion integrated into EARS
Thursday, 01 October 2009
The Météo-France Centre on La Réunion, which is in charge of cyclone warnings for the south-western part of the Indian Ocean, recently installed a new antenna allowing it to receive data from EUMETSAT’s Metop-A and the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s NOAA-17, -18 and -19 polar-orbiting satellites
Meteorological Satellite Conference in Bath
Monday, 14 September 2009
On 21-25 September 2009, meteorologists, scientists and researchers will meet in Bath, UK, for the 2009 EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Conference
EUMETSAT and ESA sign GMES Framework Agreement
Tuesday, 21 July 2009
EUMETSAT, the European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites, on 20 July signed a Framework Agreement with the European Space Agency (ESA) on the Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES) programme
EUMETSAT 67th Council moves GMES and Jason-3 forward
Wednesday, 01 July 2009
EUMETSAT, the European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites, held its 67th Council meeting in Darmstadt, Germany, on 30 June and 1 July
Czech Republic signs accession agreement with EUMETSAT
Monday, 22 June 2009
The Czech Republic today signed the accession agreement to become a full Member State of EUMETSAT
EU calls for dialogue with European meteorological community
Friday, 29 May 2009
Today’s meeting of the European Space Council, which was attended by the EUMETSAT Director-General, Dr. Lars Prahm, recognised the importance space makes to innovation and competitiveness in the context of the European Plan for Innovation and the European Economic Recovery Plan
First anniversary of Rapid Scanning Service on Meteosat-8
Wednesday, 13 May 2009
Today marks the first anniversary of the beginning of the Rapid Scanning Service (RSS) on EUMETSAT’s Meteosat-8 geostationary weather satellite, which for one year now has been successfully delivering this vital service in support of Nowcasting of severe weather events
EUMETCast reception station inaugurated in Africa
Wednesday, 29 April 2009
Today, the inauguration ceremony took place of a reception station recently installed in Ethopia’s capital to supply the African Union Commission (AUC) with real-time data, images and products from EUMETSAT satellites and from other data providers through EUMETCast, EUMETSAT’s data dissemination system
Metop-A satellite resumes Fast Data Service
Thursday, 12 February 2009
The Advanced High Resolution Picture Transmission (AHRPT) system on EUMETSAT’s Metop-A polar-orbiting satellite is operational again following a successful two-month trial in October-November
NOAA N’ launched with EUMETSAT instrument on board
Friday, 06 February 2009
The NOAA N’ polar-orbiting satellite launched at 5:22 EST (11:22 CET) carries EUMETSAT’s Microwave Humidity Sounder (MHS), which measures atmospheric water vapour
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