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Name of repository Eumetsat
Additional name European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites
Monitoring weather and climate from space
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Subjects Agriculture, Forestry, Horticulture and Veterinary Medicine Agriculture, Forestry, Horticulture and Veterinary Medicine Atmospheric Science and Oceanography Ecology of Agricultural Landscapes Geography Geophysics Geophysics and Geodesy Geosciences (including Geography) Life Sciences Natural Sciences Water Research
Description EUMETSAT's primary objective is to establish, maintain and exploit European systems of operational meteorological satellites. EUMETSAT is responsible for the launch and operation of the satellites and for delivering satellite data to end-users as well as contributing to the operational monitoring of climate and the detection of global climate changes.
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Keywords meteorological satellite weather prediction satellite meteorology remote sensing space organisations space agencies meterology satellite data climate monitoring Meteosat Metop Jason-2
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Research data repository language(s) eng
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Institution name EUMETSAT
Additional name European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites
Europäische Organisation für die Nutzung meteorologischer Satelliten
Country Germany
Type(s) of responsibility general
Type of institution non-profit

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Policy name EUMETSAT Data Policy
Policy name Data Policy

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Type of alerting service RSS
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Remarks EUMETSAT (European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites) is an intergovernmental organisation created through an international convention agreed by a current total of 26 European Member States: Austria, Belgium, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Romania, Italy, Latvia, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, and the United Kingdom. These States fund the EUMETSAT programs and are the principal users of the systems. EUMETSAT derives the vast majority of its funding from the contributions of its Member States. A part of the datas are restricted. you need to registrate.
Entry date 2013-03-20
Last update 2014-08-01

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