Center for Earth Observation

...supporting the remote sensing needs of the University


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...
Image of Brooksvale Park from a small drone
March 31, 2016
This past fall Prof. Xuhui Lee, F&ES, taught a semester-long workshop “Remote Sensing with Drones” that included several guest lecturers and a couple of drone flights...
March 29, 2016
Sarah Parcak will be giving a talk titled “The future of archaeology: Space-based approaches to ancient landscapes” on Wednesday 6 April at 5pm at the Whitney Humanities...