May 26, 2014

EUMETSAT has begun to deliver sea surface temperature products to Copernicus

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The sea surface temperature data is being provided to MyOcean2, the project tasked by the European Commission to deliver the pre-operational Copernicus marine service

EUMETSAT has been designated by the European Commission as the provider of data from the Suomi-NPP polar-orbiting satellite to the Copernicus marine and atmosphere services under a project known as SNPP4C.

Through this project EUMETSAT will also deliver atmospheric composition products to MACC-II, and ocean colour products to MyOcean2. EUMETSAT’s long and productive relationship with NOAA is key to the success of the project.

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(Source Eumetsat) and Copernicus.info