Author Archives: Cherie Darnel

22 Minutes of Science and Music!

What a way to kick off the New Year!  I discovered this informative and eclectic podcast while perusing my science section on Flipboard.   This podcast, called “LandSat, the next generation”, includes many of the topics that EarthSky covers to ring … Continue reading

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What Do We Look Like from the ISS?

I recently came across this video, showing high-res images of cities at night from the ISS (International Space Station). This collection of images is really beautiful and shows the extent of human presence, growth, and activity throughout the world. They’ve … Continue reading

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The Ever Changing Landscape

Looking around at the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, we can see changes everywhere. The landscape has changed on all scales for many of our eastern states after Hurricane Sandy made landfall on the New Jersey coast on October 29th. One … Continue reading

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Even More ENVI and ArcGIS Integration

Wow, what a great turn out last week ENVI and E3De – Learn the Latest!  webinar!  I am always happy to hear your questions, see how you’re using our software, and share our latest and greatest updates with you.   This … Continue reading

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Measuring Impervious Surfaces with Free Government Data

Thanks to all of you who tuned in to my Using Free Government Data and Remote Sensing to Create a More Powerful GIS webinar last week!  We had a great turnout and many good questions.  One topic that I briefly … Continue reading

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Government Imagery Data, Free & Easy to Find!

Aerial photography and satellite images provide state and local government officials with a bird’s eye view of the geography, assets, and infrastructure of their communities.  These days, there are a lot of government imagery data formats that are freely available.  … Continue reading

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LiDAR Feature Extraction and Geospatial Analysis

In just a few days I’ll be at the 2012 Esri International User Conference and I’m looking forward to seeing what new LiDAR applications and methods everyone is buzzing about.  Recently, I’ve seen the growing use of LiDAR data across … Continue reading

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