Elizabeth has a background in geospatial sciences, in particular the application of remote sensing and GIS techniques to environmental processes. Through academic, NGO and governmental positions, Elizabeth has researched the application of geospatial technologies within landscape ecology, conservation biology and carbon accounting. Recent research interests include the mapping, monitoring and management of forests, biodiversity and ecosystem services.
Currently, Elizabeth is working within the European Commission funded IMPRESSIONS and LUC4C Projects. In the IMPRESSIONS project, her focus is on the development of urban growth modelling. This model will contribute to the IMPRESSIONS Integrated Assessment Model.