A year of ozone 2016

The video shows ozone in the Earth’s atmosphere over the poles from January to December 2016 and is compiled from a model run by the Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service (CAMS) that uses satellite data coming, amongs ...

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Europe-wide effort to monitor air pollution

The quality of the air around us makes a big difference to our lives - even if it is not immediately obvious. Bad quality air can make your eyes itchy or sore, or give you a cough. For people with certain heart and lung ...

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Two orbits, one Earth

EUMETSAT has been running a fleet of meteorological satellites, providing weather and climate data, for more than 25 years. The satellites are operated in two main orbits: Metop has a polar orbit 817km above the Earth, a ...

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