EUMETSAT is the European operational satellite agency for monitoring weather, climate and the environment with the purpose of supplying reliable and accurate weather and climate-related satellite data, images and products – 24 hours a day, 365 days a year – to the National Meteorological Services of the EU Member States and other users worldwide.

EUMETSAT provides data, products and support services to the Copernicus information services and user communities, with a focus on marine, atmosphere and climate.

Providers such as can use the data gathered within the EUMETSAT satellite system for their services.

Type of content: Assets
Type of asset:
Data source
Platform / Portal
Big data potential
Policy domains: Environment & Energy Agriculture, Fisheries, Forestry & Foods Education, Youth, Culture & Sport
Phase in the policy cycle:
Policy Monitoring and Evaluation
Agenda Setting
Policy Implementation
Implementation/customisation cost
Ease of use
SWOT Analysis for
Helpful Harmful
StrengthsLinks to the weather forcasting services of all the european countries.
Translated to all the european languages.
Nearly real time information
Exhaustive list of weather phenomena
Specialised tabs for different sectors.
WeaknessesNeed an account to use the services
OpportunitiesAbility to obtain real time data.
Push real time notifications, to warn for extreme weather conditions.
ThreatsOther tools available with similar functionalities.

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