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HISTORY OF EUMETSAT, p6.HISTORY OF EUMETSAT, p3.
Preface by Dr. Henri Malcorps,Chairman of the EUMETSAT Council6Foreword by Dr. Tillmann Mohr,Director-General of EUMETSAT9Introduction10Chapter 1
Before EUMETSAT, the founding of EUMETSATand the first Council meetings19Chapter 2EUMETSAT's first Long-Term plan33Chapter 3Atlantic Data Coverage (GOES back-up) and the
Amended EUMETSAT Convention39Chapter 4The Meteosat Transition Programme anddevelopment of a Long-Term Management Policy
47Chapter 5Satellite Application Facilitiesand the EUMETSAT Ground Segment56Chapter 6Meteosat Second Generation (MSG)62Chapter 7The EUMETSAT Polar System (EPS)74Chapter 8In conclusion93Annex ILandmark Resolutions of the first six years96Annex 2Important milestones in the evolution of EUMETSAT98Glossary.105Chairpersons of EUMETSAT Council and Advisory Committees107Index108
SEE ALSO| |1. Meteorologists shed political shackles, a review of Declan Murphy's history of the first 25 years of EUMETSAT (2011), by Helen Gavaghan.2. An interview in 2010 with Dr Tillman Mohr, a special advisor to the secretary general of the World Meteorological Organisation, in Science, People & Politics.eChapter| |TOP
The History of EUMETSAT is available in English and French from EUMETSAT©.First printed 2001. ISBN 92-9110-040-4
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