14 December, 2018Congratulations to Dr Oliver Lopez
KAUST HALO student Oliver Lopez graduated with his PhD during the 2018 Commencement Ceremony
12 March, 2018Post-doctoral Positions in the HALO Laboratory
Research opportunities in remote sensing, machine learning, UAVs and precision agriculture.
04 October, 2017The future of Earth observation in hydrology
60 years after the launch of Sputnik, the field of earth observation has never been brighter! Click Here
17 September, 2017The sky’s the limit for Earth observation
CubeSats and UAVs are opening up a new era in earth observation Click Here
01 January, 2017A 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
31 October, 2016PhD 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
08 August, 2016State 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
07 August, 2016A 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.
27 July, 2016Recent research publications from the HALO group
New research publications from the HALO Team https://hydrology.kaust.edu.sa/Pages/ListingPublications.aspx?y=2016
01 May, 2016Dr 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
12 February, 2016Enhanced 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.
02 December, 2015HALO 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.
01 December, 2015Gaohong Yin wins MODSIM 2015 Student Award
MS student Gaohong Yin was a recipient of a 2015 Student Award at the MODSIM 2015 International Conference.
20 March, 2015Recent 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
15 December, 2014Group presents at American Geophysical Union, 2014
The HALO team presented a wide range of research at the annual AGU meeting in San Francisco
20 August, 2014HALO Team Undertake UAV Training in the UK
Members of the HALO Team learn to fly the new QUEST UAV system
25 June, 2014Bill Gates Visits KAUST and the HALO Group
Prof McCabe introduces Bill Gates to the HALO group
27 April, 2014HALO 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
21 January, 2014Prof Mohamed Sultan presents his research activities at KAUST
Prof Mohamed Sultan presents his research activities at KAUST