• 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 (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.


June 14, 2018
The Copernicus Sentinel-3B satellite was launched April 25, 2018, joining its identical twin, Sentinel-3A in orbit.  Less than two weeks after its launch, Sentinel-3B...
GOES-16 image of winter storm Xanto on 13 April 2018
April 17, 2018
Midwesterners are still digging out from winter storm Xanto, which dropped record-breaking snowfall across the region.  Xanto was the heaviest April snowstorm on record in...
GOES-S at Checkout Location  89.5 degrees west
March 30, 2018
In November of 2016 NASA and NOAA launched its latest generation of Geostationary Operational Satellites, the GOES-R series.  Once this reached a stable orbit and began the...