Quantcast

Latest European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites Stories

f2bd3f8ae390b4272a3389bf2ce8ac371
2010-05-28 10:25:10

Following the eruption of Iceland’s Eyjafjallajoekull volcano that spewed huge amounts of ash and grounded numerous flights, more than 50 experts from around the world gathered at a workshop to discuss what has been learned and identify future opportunities for volcanic ash monitoring.

7e1413e5ef3201c1723a37c8a257f1111
2010-03-19 08:56:01

The tendering process that will result in the supply of Europe's next series of meteorological satellites, Meteosat Third Generation, has reached an advanced stage as ESA invites Thales Alenia Space to enter formal contract negotiations.

4d3e2b39ec5244730b20488e609e9c781
2010-02-22 12:25:00

Since the launch of the first Meteosat in 1977, 33 years of imagery combined with increasing computer power have given meteorologists the tools to improve weather forecasting, with direct benefits for us.

21cca7e1ff86240cecddea443780aac3
2010-02-04 08:03:20

Europe’s series of Meteosat satellites has been improving the accuracy of weather forecasts for over 30 years.

c37360334469cdde5165410a79bca25a
2010-02-02 12:35:00

In an effort to monitor the behavior of the world's oceans, Europe has committed to build the next Jason altimeter spacecraft -- a decision that should guarantee the continuation of a remarkable 18-year record of sea-surface shape until late in the decade.

3b5193b79890d3a1d4ce7e172d34789e
2009-12-11 10:56:04

The decision of who will construct the next generation of weather satellites, or Meteosats, for Europe has been postponed three months.

6c3cf016a5f26b3ec95f7dd4afe0aea3
2009-12-03 12:56:31

European nations were granted only a few more weeks to find funding for a key Earth observation satellite.

2b9b572af9a37be03aa047b0f25931731
2009-11-24 11:09:44

NASA mission managers are assessing options for future operations of the venerable QuikScat satellite following the age-related failure of a mechanism that spins the scatterometer antenna.

d5160ed602685233e4b3bc85cefe3a071
2009-07-23 10:05:00

ESA and EUMETSAT, the European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites, signed on 20 July a Framework Agreement on the Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES) Program.

80f9d22ac36c62889ecd83095cf921211
2009-07-07 08:10:00

Using radiation measurements obtained by the MetOp satellite, scientists have produced the first complete map of global ammonia emissions – a pollutant of key environmental concern.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
Related