EUMETSAT’s Annual Report is out

2014 was a good year for EUMETSAT. It saw combined preparations for the launches of MSG-4, Jason-3 and Sentinel-3A, all scheduled for 2015, and the further development of the Meteosat Third Generation (MTG) programme. ...

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WMO sets priorities for 2016 – 2019

On 12 June the WMO ended its congress with the adoption of a new strategic plan and a new set of priorities for the period 2016 - 2019 which include: Disaster Risk Reduction: Improve the accuracy and effectiveness of ...

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28 years of Arctic Sea Ice

This animation developed by NOAA shows the transformation of Arctic ice from 1987 to 2014. The video tracks the melting of old ice throughout the years and the changes in the ice sheet. Check here for archived images ...

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NASA’s first global map of rainfall and snowfall

Last year, on 27 February, NASA and JAXA jointly launched the Global Precipitation Measurement Mission core observatory satellite. The observatory means to combine precipitation data from 12 satellites into a single, com ...

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