SMOS joins forces with top weather forecasting system12 June 2019 As of yesterday, 11 June 2019, measurements from ESA’s SMOS mission are being fully integrated into ECMWF’s forecasting system, allowing for a more accurate description of water content in soil.
Mapping salty waters14 May 2019
Mapping salty waters14 May 2019 The length and precision with which climate scientists can track the salinity, or saltiness, of the oceans is set to improve dramatically according to researchers working as part of ESA’s Climate Change Initiative.
New potential for tracking severe storms14 May 2019
New potential for tracking severe storms14 May 2019 Even just within the last couple of months, Cyclones Fani, Idai and Kenneth have brought devastation to millions. With the frequency and severity of extreme weather like this expected to increase against the backdrop of climate change, it is more impo...