Ocean and Sea Ice (OSI SAF)
The OSI SAF provides comprehensive information on the ocean-atmosphere interface.
Satellites collect continuous, long-term global observations of the oceans.
Altimetry data is used to determine sea level height, wind speed and wave height.
Providing information on ocean living ecosystems, water quality and sediment dynamics.
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In addition, EUMETSAT’s Meteosat satellites provide hourly measurements of sea surface temperature, while the Metop satellites provide global observations of ocean surface wind, sea ice, and sea surface temperature, plus collect in situ observations of the ocean through the ARGOS system.
Developing a generic tool for generation of System Vicarious Calibration gains for Ocean Colour missions.
This study investigated novel methods of calibration for the Copernicus Sentinel-3 OLCI and SLSTR instruments.
Improving cloud detection in coastal regions for S3 SLSTR SST products.
This study will provide EUMETSAT with Top-Of-Atmosphere simulations for the evaluation of data processing for the forthcoming Copernicus CO2M mission.
Extending the (A)ATSR AIRWAVE Total Water Vapour Column (TWVC) algorithm to the Copernicus Sentinel-3 SLSTR instruments.
Dr Michael Schaale and Dr Thomas Schroeder have developed methods for using Sentinel-3 Ocean Colour data in complex coastal marine environments.
Blake Schaeffer talks about an app his agency has developed, which provides Sentinel-3 data to water quality managers.
EUMETSAT plays a key role monitoring wildfires, biomass burning, vegetation, land temperature and even soil moisture from space.