EUMETSAT (European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites) 

Description EUMETSAT is an intergovernmental organisation formed in 1986 to service a current total of 19 Member States. Eumetsat operates a fleet of geostationary satellites calles 'MeteoSat'. Not only is EUMETSAT Europe’s meteorological satellite agency but the organisation works alongside European institutions, space agencies and other satellite operators world-wide to secure climate and environmental monitoring for our home planet. EUMETSAT is pro-actively shaping the policies and activities of Global Monitoring for the Environment and Security (GMES). This important initiative of the European Commission will be Europe’s contribution to a global programme to integrate satellite systems around the world, which will ensure that environmental and climate data are shared and redundancy avoided.
Type Data provider
Address Am Kavalleriesand 31
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City 64295 Darmstadt
Country Germany
Telephone + 49 61 518077
Fax + 49 61 51 807 555
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Applications Weather & climate
Environment & Ecology
General Earth observation
Space science
EUMETSAT (European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites)
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