Benjamin Finley is a Geographer at the Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center with areas of interest in remote sensing and aerial imagery acquisition.
Benjamin received his Bachelor of Science in Geography from The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse in 2019. He is presently working toward earning a Master of Science degree from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. His career with the USGS began in 2019 and has focused on the planning, acquisition, processing, and analysis of aerial imagery from manned and unmanned platforms. Benjamin has worked on the first aerial vegetation mapping of the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument and continues the multi-decade work of his predecessors in the ongoing long-term monitoring of the Upper Mississippi River System.