Elizabeth Borneman

My name is Elizabeth Borneman and I am a writer, blogger, and avid world traveler! I enjoy reading any book I can get my hands on, finishing marathons, and drinking coffee in the sunshine. I'm currently learning Arabic and eating my way through any delicious foods I can find. Elizabeth is also a contributing writer for GeographyRealm.com.

Mapping Urban Heat

Lead by Portland State University professor Vivek Shandas, a network of citizen volunteers and local organizations are mapping urban heat…

August 3, 2020

Mapping Plant Stress With Remote Sensing

NASA researchers are able to map out plant stress using a remote sensing from ECOsystems Spaceborne Thermal Radiometer Experiment on…

December 1, 2019

New Map Shows How Fast Ice is Leaving Antarctica

Researchers used synthetic-aperture radar (SAR) data to look at how the ice is moving and shifting on Antarctica.

August 11, 2019

Developing Damage Proxy Maps from Satellite Data

Satellite data is being used to create Damage Proxy Maps to assess changes in an area as the result of…

January 12, 2018

Mapping Global Forest Biomass

The European Space Agency is using satellite radar data collected from their satellites to measure how much wood is in…

September 28, 2017

Creating a Time Series Visualization of Two Decades of Changes in a Glacier

NASA has created a time series visualization of Greenland’s Helheim Glacier using 20 years of data from radar, lasers, and…

September 24, 2017

View Arctic Elevation Data with ArcDem Explorer

ArcticDEM is a project that is working to produce digital elevation models of the Arctic in order to see how…

August 1, 2017

Jason-2 Satellite to Help Improve Maps of Sea Floor

Jason-2 will be collecting data about the sea floor every 5 miles, which will be used to create a high-definition…

July 20, 2017

Mapping Rainforest Chemistry

Researchers mapped 23 chemicals that are released by the rainforests in Peru with laser-guided imaging spectroscopy.

June 20, 2017

A New Algorithm to Find Wildfires When It’s Cloudy

New technology called the Firelight Detection Algorithm, or FILDA, can help detect wildfires at night even when the skies are…

June 8, 2017