GWEC Dennis Schulze

Major change to EUMETSAT data access

EUMETSAT operates the METEOSAT geostationary satellite system which provides images of the full Earth disc, and data for weather forecasts. Until now its data licensing policy was extremely complicated and prohibitively expensive for many users. However, it has just announced a major change to its Data Access Policy which will come into effect from next year. Read More

GWEC Dennis Schulze

WMO approves new strategic plan and Public-Private engagement is key element

“Geneva, 3 July 2018 – A new Strategic Plan to guide the future direction of the World Meteorological Organization has been approved by its Executive Council, aiming at a more integrated Earth system approach to meet the inter-connected challenges of the 21st century.” “It agreed a framework for public-private engagement in the Global Weather Enterprise Read More

GWEC Dennis Schulze

PRIMET-ECOMET Participation at EMS2018

          The theme for the next European Meteorological Society Conference to be held in Budapest 3-7 September 2018 is “Weather and climate: global change and local hazards.” There will be a session jointly convened by PRIMET and ECOMET entitled “The Global Weather Enterprise”. Further details for the EMS Conference are available Read More