• 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.


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...
October 11, 2018
Cities are typically warmer than their surrounding rural landscapes, a phenomenon known as the urban heat island (UHI) effect.  Although the UHI has been documented as early...
September 10, 2018
Now a category four storm with maximum sustained winds of 130mph (195km/h) and gaining strength, Hurricane Florence is set to make landfall in the Carolinas by Thursday. ...