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International cooperation on climate monitoring from space takes new steps at EUMETSAT headquarters
Monday, 10 March 2014
Climate and Earth observation experts meet at EUMETSAT headquarters to further develop international cooperation on the monitoring of climate change from space.
Iceland becomes EUMETSAT’s 29th Member State
Wednesday, 22 January 2014
Iceland has joined EUMETSAT as its latest Member State, following the signature of the accession agreement on 30 August 2013.
Lithuania becomes the twenty-eighth Member State of EUMETSAT
Tuesday, 07 January 2014
On 1 January, Lithuania became EUMETSAT’s latest Member State, following the ratification of the accession agreement by its parliament
EUMETSAT to provide real-time Suomi-NPP data to Copernicus Marine and Atmosphere Services
Monday, 06 January 2014
EUMETSAT has been designated by the European Commission as the provider of data from the Suomi-NPP polar-orbiting satellite of the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to the Copernicus marine and atmosphere services, for a period of 17 months. Copernicus is an EU programme for monitoring the Earth environment and security.
EUMETSAT Council prepares the approval of the EPS-SG programme and extends the Jason-2 ocean altimetry programme
Wednesday, 27 November 2013
The 79th meeting of the EUMETSAT Council took place in Darmstadt, Germany, on 26 November.
Bulgaria signs accession agreement with EUMETSAT
Tuesday, 26 November 2013
Bulgaria is on its way to becoming a EUMETSAT Member State in 2014 following the signature of the accession agreement by EUMETSAT Director-General Alain Ratier and Prof Dr Aneliya Klisarova, Minister of Education and Science of Bulgaria, during the session of the 79th Council meeting.
EUMETSAT takes over CEOS chairmanship
Friday, 08 November 2013
Following the 27th Plenary of the Committee on Earth Observation Satellites (CEOS) in Montreal, Canada, on 5-6 November 2013, EUMETSAT has taken over the CEOS chairmanship for the coming year.
Study demonstrates benefits of partnership between EUMETSAT and NOAA
Vienna / Darmstadt
Wednesday, 18 September 2013
The European Space Policy Institute (ESPI) has released a study demonstrating clear and measurable benefits resulting from the long-standing partnership between EUMETSAT and the United States’ National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) - for both organisations, their user communities and the stakeholders that provide the funding.
Joint EUMETSAT/ AMS Meteorological Satellite Conference in Vienna to address key issues on weather, climate, oceans and the environment
Wednesday, 11 September 2013
On 16-20 September 2013, meteorological experts, scientists and researchers will meet in Vienna, Austria, for the joint 2013 EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Conference and the 19th American Meteorological Society (AMS) Satellite Meteorology, Oceanography and Climatology Conference.
Iceland signs accession agreement with EUMETSAT
Darmstadt / Reykjavik
Monday, 02 September 2013
Iceland is on its way to becoming a EUMETSAT Member State in 2014 following the signature of the accession agreement by EUMETSAT Director-General Alain Ratier and Sigurður Ingi Jóhannsson, Minister for Environment and Natural Resources of Iceland on 30 August.
EUMETSAT further improves timeliness of critical data from polar orbit
Friday, 28 June 2013
EUMETSAT has increased the bandwidth of the communications link between Svalbard, Norway, and its headquarters in Darmstadt, Germany.
EUMETSAT Council underpins international cooperation with China and takes steps to prepare future launches
Wednesday, 26 June 2013
EUMETSAT, the European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites, held its 78th Council meeting in Darmstadt, Germany, on 25 and 26 June.
EUMETSAT welcomes Estonia as 27th Member State
Wednesday, 26 June 2013
Estonia today became EUMETSAT’s latest Member State, following the signature of the accession agreement on 14 December 2011 and the recent completion of the ratification process.
First International Ocean Colour Science meeting to take place in Darmstadt
Growing global demand for ocean colour data
Monday, 06 May 2013
Darmstadt, 6 May – The first International Ocean Colour Science (IOCS) meeting will take place in Darmstadt, Germany, on 6-8 May
Metop-B takes over prime operational service
Wednesday, 24 April 2013
Long-term continuity of vital weather and climate data ensured from polar orbit
Meteosat-9 takes over Rapid Scanning Service
Tuesday, 09 April 2013
Today, Meteosat-9 took over the rapid scanning imagery service (RSS) from Meteosat-8.
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