14 December, 2018

Congratulations to Dr Oliver Lopez

KAUST HALO student Oliver Lopez graduated with his PhD during the 2018 Commencement Ceremony

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07 December, 2018


HALO Group at AGU Click Here

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12 March, 2018

Post-doctoral Positions in the HALO Laboratory

Research opportunities in remote sensing, machine learning, UAVs and precision agriculture.

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04 October, 2017

The future of Earth observation in hydrology

60 years after the launch of Sputnik, the field of earth observation has never been brighter! Click Here

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17 September, 2017

The sky’s the limit for Earth observation

CubeSats and UAVs are opening up a new era in earth observation Click Here

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01 January, 2017

A blossoming field of precision agriculture

Novel technologies that can help determine crop health, water use and yields could herald a revolution in sustainable precision agriculture Click Here

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31 October, 2016

PhD Student Profile - Yoseline Angel

Yoseline Angel, a first year PhD student, is undertaking research in the hyperspectral sensing of vegetation using satellites and UAV data. https://hydrology.kaust.edu.sa/Pages/PhDProfile-Angel.aspx

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08 August, 2016

State of the Climate Report 2015

KAUST HALO research included in the latest State of the Climate Report (2015), issued by the American Meteorological Society Click Here

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07 August, 2016

A logo for the HALO group

The Hydrology and Land Observation group has a new logo that represents the key research themes being undertaken within our group.

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27 July, 2016

Recent research publications from the HALO group

New research publications from the HALO Team https://hydrology.kaust.edu.sa/Pages/ListingPublications.aspx?y=2016

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01 May, 2016

Dr Umar Waqas joins the HALO Team as a post-doctoral fellow

Dr Waqas, a water resources researcher with interests in the modeling of agro-hydrological systems, has joined the HALO group. Click Here

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12 February, 2016

Enhanced levels of carbon dioxide are likely cause of global dryland greening

Enhanced levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide are a likely key driver of global dryland greening.

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02 December, 2015

HALO group members travel to the Gold Coast for MODSIM 2015

Members of the HALO group presented their research at the MODSIM 2015 conference on the Gold Coast in December.

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01 December, 2015

Gaohong Yin wins MODSIM 2015 Student Award

MS student Gaohong Yin was a recipient of a 2015 Student Award at the MODSIM 2015 International Conference.

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20 March, 2015

Recent reversal in loss of global terrestrial biomass

Work with international collaborators have developed an entirely new remote sensing approach to derive global aboveground biomass carbon estimates for both forest and non-forest biomes for the past two decades from satellite passive microwave observations. Click Here

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15 December, 2014

Group presents at American Geophysical Union, 2014

The HALO team presented a wide range of research at the annual AGU meeting in San Francisco

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20 August, 2014

HALO Team Undertake UAV Training in the UK

Members of the HALO Team learn to fly the new QUEST UAV system

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25 June, 2014

Bill Gates Visits KAUST and the HALO Group

Prof McCabe introduces Bill Gates to the HALO group

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27 April, 2014

HALO members participate at the European Geoscience Union (EGU), Vienna-Austria

Rasmus Houborg, Liping Deng, Khan Jadoon, Abdou Abouelmagd, and Ahmed El Kenawy have presented their research work on different topics at the EGU annual meeting, Vienna from April 27 to May 2, 2014. Further details of the presented work can be found at: Here

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21 January, 2014

Prof Mohamed Sultan presents his research activities at KAUST

Prof Mohamed Sultan presents his research activities at KAUST

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