News

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...
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. ...
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...