Center for Earth Observation

...supporting the remote sensing needs of the University


Smoke across the US
September 6, 2017
This summer there have been dozens of forest fires in the Western U.S. and air quality in northern California, Oregon, Washington and Idaho is listed as hazardous.  NASA just...
Hurricane Harvey rainfall
September 1, 2017
We know that Hurricane Harvey devastated southeastern Texas in late August.  During the event NASA was monitoring the hydrological impact using several sensors.  One platform...
Sentinel 2B launch
March 7, 2017
The European Space Agency (ESA) successfully launched the Sentinel 2B satellite into orbit today.  When this has been placed in final orbit and completed calibration we will...
The Greater Himalaya Study Area
February 24, 2017
NASA has recently awarded a grant to the Seto Lab at F&ES and the Yale Himalayan Initiative to study the changing urban patterns of the Hindu Kush.  Currently there is...
Students working in the YCEO Lab
January 26, 2017
In 1992 Prof. Ron Smith saw a need at Yale for a Center that could train and support students and faculty in the new field of satellite-based remote sensing.  The Yale Center...
Landsat Collection 1 Processing
August 19, 2016
The USGS recently announced that they will be reprocessing the entire Landsat image archive.  Scene will be precision terrain processed and radiometrically calibrated across...
Graph of temperature data at the AppEEARS site
May 31, 2016
NASA has just released version 1.1 of the Application for Extracting and Exploring Analysis Ready Samples (AppEEARS) site.  This site provides an easy way to obtain a variety...