South American weather patterns 2015

South American weather patterns 2015

In this composite video, comprising infra-red data from the geostationary satellites of EUMETSAT and NOAA, you can see the weather situation over the eastern Pacific Ocean, South America, the Atlantic Ocean and areas of western and southern Africa from January to November 2015. 

Imagery by EUMETSAT and NOAA

EUMETSAT (European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites) is an intergovernmental organisation created by an international convention agreed by a current total of 30 European Member States.

Its primary objective is to establish, maintain and exploit European systems of operational meteorological satellites. EUMETSAT is responsible for the launch and operation of the satellites and for delivering satellite data to end-users as well as contributing to the operational monitoring of climate and the detection of global climate changes.

The activities of EUMETSAT contribute to a global meteorological satellite observing system coordinated with other space-faring nations.

Video courtesy of EUMETSAT

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