Center for Earth Observation

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Students in the YCEO Lab
December 15, 2014
The introductory remote sensing class Observing Earth From Space will be co-taught this spring by professors Ron Smith and Xuhui Lee.  Students learn how to manipulate...
Rosetta lander Philae on a comet
November 13, 2014
Yesterday the European Space Agency (ESA) successfully landed on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko and sent back a photo to prove it!  The Rosetta mission was launched 10 years...
SRTM 30m (left) and 90m of Gibraltar
October 17, 2014
The USGS has begun to distribute global Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) elevation data at 1 arc-second (~30m) resolution.  Previously SRTM data at this resolution...
September 24, 2014
Scientists will soon have another tool to monitor ocean wind speed and direction.  The NASA ISS – RapidScat scatterometer has been launched by SpaceX on a Falcon9 rocket and...
September 22, 2014
Any of us that have worked with satellite images over the ocean have had to deal with sunglint obscuring parts of the water.  Perhaps this is not all bad after all.  Take a...
August 26, 2014
F&ES doctoral student Lei Zhao and Yale professor Xuhui Lee recently published a paper in the journal Nature quantifying, for the first time, the primary causes of the...
August 22, 2014
The Yakutat Glacier in Alaska is one of the fastest retreating glaciers in the world.  While climate change is partially responsible, most of the shrinking is due to other...

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