Discipline: Earth Sciences

EUMETSAT is a global operational satellite agency at the heart of Europe. Purpose of EUMETSAT is to gather accurate and reliable satellite data on weather, climate and the environment around the clock, and to deliver them to member and cooperating states, to international partners, and to users worldwide.

Environment - May 14
EUMETSAT and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) today signed an agreement which will result in the agencies working closely together to monitor greenhouse gases in the Earth's atmosphere. Mr Kazuo Tachi, on behalf of the Direc tor General of JAXA's Space Technology Directorate 1 Ryoichi Imai, and EUMETSAT Director-General Alain Ratier signed the agreement at a ceremony at EUMETSAT's Darmstadt headquarters today.
Environment - Dec 13, 2018

A critical element of polar-orbiting meteorological satellite Metop-C's payload - the Infrared Atmospheric Sounding Interferometer (IASI) - delivered its first spectrum today.

Astronomy - Nov 12, 2018

After three days of intensive testing by the European Space Operations Centre (ESOC), EUMETSAT has taken over control of its newest polar-orbiting meteorological satellite, Metop-C, and started flight operations of a constellation of three Metop satellites.

Environment - Sep 24, 2018

Making best use of satellite data for sustainable development will be discussed by attendees of this week's EUMETSAT User Forum in Africa About 170 participants from national meteorological and hydrol

Astronomy - Jun 20, 2018

Designed for a three-to-five-year mission, the joint U.S./European Ocean Surface Topography Mission (OSTM) on the Jason-2 satellite has now made more than 47,000 trips around our home planet, measu

Environment - Mar 22, 2018

The European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT) today announced a competition for African artists which will see the winner's creation gracing the launcher of a meteorological satellite in 2021.

Astronomy - Nov 30, 2018

Europe's most modern satellite control centre has been unveiled at the Darmstadt headquarters of EUMETSAT, the European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites.

Astronomy - Nov 7, 2018

At 01:47 CET (21:47 Kourou time), EUMETSAT's polar-orbiting meteorological satellite Metop-C was successfully launched on a Soyuz ST-B rocket from the European Space Port in Kourou, French Guiana.

Event - Sep 12, 2018

The requirements and challenges for satellite weather and climate monitoring in high latitudes will feature at the EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Conference in Tallinn next week.

Astronomy - Apr 25, 2018

The successful launch this evening of the Copernicus Sentinel-3B satellite from Plesetsk, Russia, will establish the European backbone of a space-based, global ocean monitoring system at the service of operational oceanography.

Business - Jan 26, 2018

The European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT) has appointed Cristian Bank, CEO of the Danish company Rovsing, as Director of Programme Preparation and Development.

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