Final goodbye for Meteosat-7

Meteosat-7, the so-called “grandaddy” of meteorological satellites, began its final journey to the “satellites graveyard” on Sunday. Launched on 2 September 1997, Meteosat-7 was expected to be in orbit for five years ...

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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 Bremenhaven in Germany. The boat left Chile on 21 March 2017 and has now reached t ...

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Arctic report card for 2016

As every year, NOAA recently published its Arctic report card summarising the status of the Arctic’s ice extent in the video above. Highlights include: The average surface air temperaturefor the year ending Septe ...

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10 impressive storms of 2016

To welcome the new year we made a gallery of our favourite storm images of 2016. 1. Subtropical storm Alex The first storm to open our gallery was seen from EUMETSAT’s Metop-B polar orbiting satellite on 14 January. ...

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