• Students on the OEFS course field trip 11 April 2015
    • Average Cloud Top Temperature - January 2007 - From MODIS
    • Sediment flowing from the CT River after Hurricane Irene - Landsat 5 image acquired 02 Sept 2011
    • The Fertile Crescent - MODIS 8-Day Composite - 9 May 2010
    • Landsat 7 image of Moosehead Lake region of Maine draped over DEM
    • Ikonos image of New Haven - 28 October 2004 - Natural Color 321-RGB
    • Landsat 8 image of New Haven County - 30 Sept 2013 - False Color Composite 654-RGB


The Yale Center for Earth Observation will be open for normal access and use for the Fall 2021 semester. Please contact us if you are interested in using the lab.

The Yale Center for Earth Observation (YCEO) is a centralized source of remote sensing hardware, software, and expertise for the Yale community.  Assistance is available to help users in the selection, procurement and analysis of satellite images for their research.  This research and teaching lab is one of the Yale Institute of Biospheric Studies (YIBS) research centers, and is co-sponsored by the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.


November 9, 2021
After a successful launch on Sept. 27, 2021, NASA and USGS have relesed the first images captured by their joint mission; Landsat 9.  The images were acquired on Oct. 31,...
September 27, 2021
Landsat 9 is scheduled for launch today at 2:12pm EDT. Live coverage of the launch begins at 1:30pm on NASA Live.   Landsat 9 will carry two science instruments (like Landsat...
March 23, 2020
For the safety and health of students and staff, the YCEO lab is closed until further notice.  The lab computers are available via remote access only.  Students in Observing...