Meteorology, Climatology


Launched in:2006
Repeat cycle:29 days
Orbit height:817 km
Orbit type:Sun Synchronous
Organisation: EUMETSAT

Metop-A websites

Information

ESA eoPortal - Metop missions
Eumetsat - Metop
ESA - Metop overview
ESA Earth Online - Metop programme
Eumetsat - Metop design
DLR - World Data Center Atmosphere

Data ordering

EUMETSAT - Data Center info
NOAA CLASS
KNMI Data Centre
NASA EarthData - Search
EUMETSAT EO Portal - Data Center access
Copernicus - Marine env. & monit. Service

On Board Sensors

AMSU-A (Advanced Microwave Sounding)
ARGOS-3 (A/DCS) (Advanced Data Collection System)
ASCAT (Advanced scatterometer)
AVHRR/3 (Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer)
GOME-2 (Global Ozone Monitoring Experiment-2)
HIRS/4 (High Resolution Infra Red Radiation Sounder)
IASI (Infrared Atmospheric Sounding Interferometer)
MHS (Microwave Humidity Sounder)