Set of maps illustrating how researchers used deep learning to map trees in West Africa.

Mapping Trees in West Africa

Mark Altaweel

Researchers used high resolution satellite imagery and machine learning to map trees in West Africa.

Screenshot of Mars from Esri's Explore Mars! site.

Using GIS to Explore Mars

Mark Altaweel

Esri’s Explore Mars site allows you to explore the surface of Mars and make some basic geospatial measurements.

Researchers have mapped out the ecological quality of tropical forests using satellite data.

Mapping Tropical Forest Quality from Satellite Data

Caitlin Dempsey

Researchers have created high resolution maps of tropical forest quality using remotely sensed data from NASA satellites.

ECOSTRESS temperature map shows the land surface temperatures throughout Los Angeles County on Aug. 14, 2020. Map: NASA/JPL-Caltech

Mapping California’s Heatwave from Space

Caitlin Dempsey

NASA's Ecosystem Spaceborne Thermal Radiometer Experiment (ECOSTRESS) has been mapping temperatures across parts of California from space.

New Satellite Technologies to Monitor Volcanoes and Earthquakes

Mark Altaweel

One relatively new satellite is a small satellite system called the CubeSat Imaging Radar for Earth Sciences (CIRES).