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Lisa A. Vanderbloemen

Manager, Earth Science and Remote Sensing Unit

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Jacobs Technology, Inc.
Phone: 281.244.1454

ARES Manager Lisa Vanderbloemen


Lisa Vanderbloemen is a section manager of the International Space Station (ISS) Earth Science and Remote Sensing (ESRS) unit within the Astromaterials Research and Exploration Science (ARES) Division at the Johnson Space Center. The ESRS unit provides operations and science team functions for handheld camera crew photography of the Earth from the ISS and interacts with other ISS sensor teams and working groups. Vanderbloemen is also group manager over the Image Science and Analysis Group (ISAG) at Johnson. Previously, she managed the government support contract to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Florida Integrated Science Center (FISC) program throughout the state of Florida. Additionally, Vanderbloemen has taught multiple earth science and oceanography courses at numerous colleges and universities.


DegreeArea of StudySchoolYear
Ph.D.OceanographyUniversity of South Florida2006
M.S.OceanographyUniversity of Maryland1998
M.S.Geographic and Cartographic SciencesGeorge Mason University1990
B.S.BiologyUniversity of Virginia1981

Selected Publications

The International Space Station Researcher’s Guide to Earth Observations. L. Vanderbloemen, W. Stefanov, and C. Evans. NASA ISS Program Science Office. 2013.

Satellite Analysis of Temporal and Spatial Chlorophyll Patterns on the West Florida Shelf (1997-2003). Vanderbloemen, L. PhD dissertation, Dept. of Marine Science, University of South Florida, St Petersburg, FL. 128 pp. 2006.

Chlorophyll concentrations along the West Florida Shelf – Analysis of temporal variability using remote sensing. Vanderbloemen, L. and F. Muller-Karger. Earth System Monitor. NOAA NODC, 2001.

SeaWiFS Technical Report #8: Proceedings of the SeaWiFS Science Team Meeting. S.B. Hooker, W.E. Esaias, and L.A. Vanderbloemen. NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. Greenbelt, MD., 1993.

The Land Data System Goes Operational. Pfister, R., B. Meeson, and L.A. Vanderbloemen. SSA Office of NASA, Information Systems Newsletter, 1991.