Earth Observation Group

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The Earth Observation Group (EOG) specializes in nighttime observations of lights and combustion sources worldwide. The group started working with Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) data in 1994 and has produced a time series of annual cloud-free composites of nighttime lights. EOG’s current focus is on deriving products from nighttime Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) data.

Trip the Light Fantastic

Check out the splendid world map, compiled with year worth of VIIRS derived nighttime observation.

California Wildfires

California had experienced two wild fires in November, 2018. Both started at the same day. One in northern California named "Camp Fire", and the other in Los Angeles named "Woolsey Fire". Camp Fire Camp Fire started on November 8, 2018 in Butte County. It is by far...

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