Basic Satellite Meteorology Course

30 Minutes

Jochen Karl Kerkmann (EUMETSAT)

Satellites and Orbits – from Past to Current Satellites

Published: 30 June 2014

The invention of weather satellites has opened a new area in weather forecasting. Satellite observations enable to continuously monitor the weather regimes on the whole globe. Therefore they provide a powerful tool in weather forecasting. This lecture leads from the invention of weather satellites to the current operational satellites.

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Satellites, instruments, orbits, history