EUMETSAT: Meteosat satellite series supplies three decades of climate data

EUMETSAT: Meteosat satellite series supplies three decades of climate data

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17 August 2011
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On 16 August 1981, the Meteosat-2 geostationary weather satellite began operationally to supply data relevant for climate monitoring. The imager on Meteosat-2 and subsequent satellites in the series has now provided 30 years of data, which are archived in and accessible from the EUMETSAT Data Centre

"This is one of the longest time series of climate relevant data collected by satellite in the world," said Jörg Schulz, Climate Product Expert in EUMETSAT’s Meteorological Operations Division. Furthermore, Meteosat is the only European satellite system which can provide such a length of records

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