Historical Lick Observatory Surrounded by Wild Fire

Historical Lick Observatory Surrounded by Wild Fire

By Elijah Mt. Castle and Mitch Burcham The Lick Observatory operated by the University of California is slowly being encroached upon by a surrounding wildfire in the Mt. Hamilton area of California. The images below gathered by the team at Earth Observation Group of...
Grizzly Creek and Pine Gulch Forest Fires

Grizzly Creek and Pine Gulch Forest Fires

By Elijah Mt. Castle and Mitch Burcham The team at Earth Observation Group had gathered this image of two extremely hazardous fires only 250 miles from The Payne Institute for Public Policy headquarters in Golden, Colorado. Our team utilized VIIRS NightFire technology...
Sustained Activiy In Antartica During COVID-19 Pandemic

Sustained Activiy In Antartica During COVID-19 Pandemic

By Elijah Mt. Castle and Mitch Burcham Imagery from Earth Observation Group’s VIIRS Nighttime Light provides additional support to a recent claim by The Atlantic that operations within Antarctica have maintained steady during the global COVID-19 outbreak. This image...
Wildfires Here in Colorado

Wildfires Here in Colorado

By William Helms On the morning of May 20, 2020, lightning struck in Las Animas County. This sparked a wildfire that would eventually spread to more than 11,000 acres of land in Southeastern Colorado over the following week. As seen in the above image, the wildfire...