Environmental Sciences and Policy

Environmental Sciences and Policy Faculty Elizabeth Hessami’s Article in Foreign Policy

The Masters of Science in Environmental Sciences and Policy faculty Elizabeth Hessami recently published in Foreign Policy an article on hydro-diplomacy/hydro-hegemony in Central Asia/Afghanistan, Afghanistan’s Rivers Could Be India’s Next Weapon Against Pakistan. New Delhi is funding an ambitious dam near Kabul that could reduce water flow to its rival downstream. The project might spark read more…

The Hopkins Environmental: MS in Environmental Sciences and Policy Newsletter

The Hopkins Environmental: MS in Environmental Sciences and Policy Newsletter

The Hopkins Environmental: MS in Environmental Sciences and Policy Newsletter Please see our Summer 2018, Issue 1, and Winter 2018, Issue 2, newsletters: Summer 2018, Issue 1 Winter 2018, Issue 2 Jerry L. Burgess, Ph.D. Director for the Environmental Science and Policy & GIS Programs jerry.burgess@jhu.edu 202-580-7562 Jennifer da Rosa Program Coordinator for the Environmental read more…

Fall 2018 American Geophysical Union Annual Meeting in Washington DC

Geographic Information Systems

The AGU (American Geophysical Union) annual meeting this Fall will be in Washington DC. We would love to meet all local and visiting alumni on December 12 from 5:30 P.M. – 7:00 P.M at the Club Room of the Morrison-Clark Historic Inn & Restaurant located at 1011 L Street NW. Please see the attached flyer for read more…

MS in GIS Candidate Shawn McCabe Presented His Research on Phytomanagement Strategies

Geographic Information Systems

MS in Geographic Info Systems candidate Shawn McCabe presented his recent research on Phytomanagement Strategies for TCE at the Buffalo Association of Professional Geologists Technical Symposium. October 17, 2018 Bill Frederick, P.G. & Shawn McCabe, GISP USACE Buffalo District “Suitability Analysis and Design of a Phytomanagement Strategy for Trichlorethylene in Soil and Groundwater at the read more…

Environmental Sciences and Policy Student John Toohey in Washington Post


Puerto Rico’s government and a number of groups have raised awareness of the suffering from Hurricane Maria. AAP’s Masters of Science in Environmental Sciences and Policy student John Toohey (John Morales) has attempted to provide some clarity on interpreting death tolls associated with the event. Please see his article, Why Hurricane Maria’s death toll is read more…

Energy Policy and Climate/Environmental Sciences and Policy Capstone Project Wins Award

Isabel Mendoza

Isabel Mendoza recently was awarded Rocky Mountain URISA 2017 Scholarship for $500 for her recent Capstone project – “Snow Cover Area Change in the Volcano ‘El Altar’ in Ecuador using Landsat images”. Her project will be cited in the RM-URISA website. Rocky Mountain URISA is a regional chapter of the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA) International, providing read more…

Environmental Sciences and Policy Newsletter Summer 2018, Issue 1

The Hopkins Environmental

  Dear Students, Alumni and Faculty, Greetings! On the eve of our Nation’s anniversary commemorating the Declaration of Independence, Jenn and I wanted to share our first ESP Newsletter. We hope to send these out twice a year highlighting news, faculty, program initiatives, courses, and other celebrations. We also hope that it will serve to read more…

Environmental and GIS Alumni Invited to Audit Fall and Spring Courses


Learning never ends! Because learning doesn’t end when you graduate and because we realize that being part of the Hopkins Family is more than just a degree, we want to make sure that alumni are still involved and engaged in the Program. We know our Bluejays are life-long learners, and this is vital in the read more…

International Study: Nature Conservation and Sustainability in Cuba

Viñales National Park

420.678 Nature Conservation and Sustainability in Cuba Winter Intensive: January 6-14, 2019 JHU students will have the opportunity to learn about the culture, ecology, biology and geology of Cuba as part of a January intersession course sponsored by the Environmental Science Program and the Center for Government Studies. Learn More >

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