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EUMETSAT

European Organization for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT)

EUMETSAT is an intergovernmental organisation that was founded in 1986. EUMETSAT is a global operational satellite agency at the heart of Europe.

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49.8652
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8.62815

NOAA and EUMETSAT sign a new cooperative agreement

Agreement for continued space-based weather, water and climate monitoring.

On 27 August 2013, top officials from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT) signed a

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Fri, 30/08/2013 - 14:43

Europe: Meteosat-9 satellite takes over Rapid Scanning Service

Slow-moving low off Portugal captured by Meteosat-9.

On 9 April 2013, Eumetsat's Meteosat-9 satellite took over the rapid scanning imagery service (RSS) from Meteosat-8.

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Wed, 10/04/2013 - 10:07
latitude: 
49.8776
longitude: 
8.65176

EUMETSAT: Dissemination of Meteosat-10 satellite data has started

On 12 December 2012, EUMETSAT's MSG-3 satellite was declared ready to support the Meteosat operational services and renamed Meteosat-10.

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Wed, 19/12/2012 - 10:57
latitude: 
49.8651
longitude: 
8.62747

EUMETSAT Advanced Retransmission Service (EARS) turns 10

For ten years the EUMETSAT Advanced Retransmission Service (EARS) has been providing real-time satellite data from areas where traditional observational data are sparse.

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Mon, 26/11/2012 - 08:13

EUMETSAT and China State Oceanic Administration sign cooperation agreement

The European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT) and China State Oceanic Administration’s (SOA’s) National Satellite Ocean Application Service (NSO

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Wed, 05/09/2012 - 11:45

ESA hands over weather satellite for operations

ESA's weather satellite MSG-3 has smoothly traveled 36 000 km above the Equator. The satellite is now nearly in its geostationary orbit, drifting slowly east toward its final orbit position.

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Tue, 17/07/2012 - 09:35

Eumetsat joins the International Charter

The European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites – Eumetsat – formally became the newest member of the International Charter ‘Space and Major Disasters’ on 5 July.

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Fri, 06/07/2012 - 16:20

MSG-3 satellite ready to continue weather-monitoring service

International partners are looking ahead to the newest member in a series of weather satellites that deliver images to European forecasters: MSG-3 is set for launch this summer.

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Thu, 08/03/2012 - 12:03

Satellite observations show potential to improve ash cloud forecasts

Predicting the exact dispersal of a volcanic ash cloud is never going to be easy.

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Mon, 30/05/2011 - 17:08