EUMETSAT

The European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT) is an intergovernmental organisation and was founded in 1986.

The purpose is to supply weather and climate-related satellite data, images and products to the National Meteorological Services of the member and cooperating states in Europe, and other users worldwide. Austria has been a member state since 1993. In 2016, the total budget of the organisation was 532M EUR, and Austria's contribution amounted to 9M EUR.