Climate data sets from satellites

ESA Climate Change Initiative is producing a number of climate data sets from satellite data. The climate variables are provided for the periods shown below. The following video shows excerpts of each data set.The Nansen Center is coordinator of the sea ice project and participant in the Sea Level, Ocean Colour and Ice Sheet projects.

  • Satellite observations provide vital information to politicians on the extent of climate change, climate mitigation and adaptation.
  • Space Agencies worldwide are contributing, via CEOS, towards the delivery of a global observation system for climate.
  • Satellite observations have enabled major advancements in climate science and models and are a key component to the IPCC assessments.
  • The CCI data sets and various promotion material will be demonstrated during the COP21 in Paris.