• 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 is operating remotely for the Fall 2020 semester. We will be offering virtual consultations and workshops, and will provide remote access to the YCEO lab computers. For the most up-to-date information, click here.

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.


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...
October 23, 2019
The Lightning Talks session is back by popular demand for Yale GIS Day 2019!  We invite students and researchers to submit a proposal for a 3-minute Lightning Talk to...
May 16, 2019
Another semester of Observing Earth from Space is complete!  Each year, the highlight of the course is the individual student projects, where students use the knowledge they...