News

10/31/2016
​Yoseline Angel, a first year PhD student, is undertaking research in the hyperspectral sensing of vegetation using satellites and UAV data.
8/8/2016
​KAUST HALO research included in the latest State of the Climate Report (2015), issued by the American Meteorological Society
8/7/2016

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

5/1/2016

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

2/12/2016

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

12/2/2015

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

12/1/2015

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

3/20/2015
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.
12/15/2014
​The HALO team presented a wide range of research at the annual AGU meeting in San Francisco​​​​
8/20/2014

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

4/27/2014

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: http://hydrology.kaust.edu.sa/Pages/ConferencePapers.aspx

1/21/2014
Prof Mohamed Sultan presents his research activities at KAUST
12/9/2013
HALO presentations at AGU San Francisco, California, Dec 2013​
9/23/2013
Dr Houborg presents at Remote Sensing for Agriculture, Ecosystems and Hydrology, SPIE Europe 2013
7/21/2013
Dr Houborg presents at Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS)
6/27/2013
​Prof Annalisa Molini visits the KAUST Hydrology group to discuss research she is leading at the MASDAR Institute in Abu Dhabi​​​​​
4/21/2013
Rasmus recently visited the USDA to initiate discussion on a range of collaborative projects here in Saudi Arabia​
EGU
4/9/2013
EGU presentation on the findings of a recent global scale evaluation of the LandFLUX product​