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Watching the

weather

from

space

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Monitoring

the

atmosphere

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Keeping

an eye on

the

oceans

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Climate

monitoring

from

space

The place to learn about monitoring the weather and climate from space

  • Find out about Europe's fleet of weather satellites

  • Everything about watching the weather from space plus see a real-time view of the Earth from 36 000 km

  • Whether it's monitoring air quality, fires, dust storms or the ozone layer, satellites are involved...

  • Above and below the waves - discover how satellites are helping to monitor the world's oceans

  • Weather satellites play a big role in monitoring climate change - find out more...

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Latest Posts

Mesmerising animation of 2016 sea surface temperature

In a recent animation produced by EUMETSAT, remote sensing scientist Anne O’Carroll describes a year of sea surface temperature (SST) in 201 ...

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Final goodbye for Meteosat-7

Meteosat-7, the so-called “grandaddy” of meteorological satellites, began its final journey to the “satellites graveyard” on Sunday. Laun ...

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Follow the RV Polarstern

The Polarstern, a research vessel of the German Alfred Wegner Institute, is undertaking a 30 day journey from Punta Arenas in Chile to Breme ...

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Last Minecraft Competition entries

Patrick, from Romania, sent us this design of the Maple satellite. David, a Portuguese boy, designed two ocean monitoring satellites, ...

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