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's blog is located at https://www.happilycaffeinated.wordpress.com. Elizabeth is also a contributing writer to Geolounge.com.

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…

1 year ago

Mapping Global Forest Biomass

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

2 years ago

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…

2 years ago

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…

2 years ago
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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…

2 years ago

Mapping Rainforest Chemistry

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

2 years ago

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…

2 years ago

Book: Open the Door to GIS

The book, 'Open the Door to GIS' is designed to be an engaging introduction to GIS, using stories and real-life…

2 years ago

3.1-Trillion Pixel Landsat 8 Mosaic of the World

Descartes Labs has compiled some of the massive amount of data sent back from the satellites orbiting Earth into a…

2 years ago

Advances in Landsat Sensors

Since those first images in 1972, multiple Landsat satellites have been launched with the ability to take increasingly detailed pictures…

2 years ago