Elizabeth Wesley

Elizabeth Wesley
  • PhD Student


Advisor: Nathaniel Brunsell


M.S. in Geography, University of Kansas, 2018
M.S. in Urban Planning, University of Kansas, 2018
B.S. in Geographic Information Science, Texas State University, 2014
Summa cum laude


Coupled human-natural systems; environmental justice, public health, and climate change; characteristic scales of spatiotemporal variability; landscape structure and function in human-dominated landscapes; surface energy balance and energy fluxes in urban areas; Bayesian statistics and information theory; GIS, remote sensing, and modelling; data visualization and scientific communication.

Selected Publications

Wesley, E. J., & Brunsell, N. A. (2019). Greenspace Pattern and the Surface Urban Heat Island: A Biophysically-Based Approach to Investigating the Effects of Urban Landscape Configuration. Remote Sensing, 11(19), 2322. doi:10.3390/rs11192322

Citizen Science entry (2018), Warf, B., ed. The SAGE Encyclopedia of the Internet. Sage Publications.