Geographic Information Systems

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…

Career Planning Guide: Plan and Develop Future Career Path

Career Planning

The JHU Career Academies has begun a new initiative that will focus on building a career with network investments and industry partners: Career Planning Guide: Plan and Develop Your Future Career Path These resources are meant to focus career direction, identify personal and professional goals, and implement an action plan to accomplish these goals.

GIS Students Awarded Esri User Conference Student Assistantships


Hilary Melton, Andrew Whitman, and Lindsay Spencer, current students in the Johns Hopkins Master of Science in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) program, were recently awarded Student Assistantships for the 2016 Esri User Conference. Based in California, Esri is a leading international supplier of GIS applications, software, and geodatabase management tools. The Esri User Conference (UC) promotes collaboration and networking for read more…

Geography Awareness Week and Geography 2050 Symposium

As part of Geography Awareness Week, Environmental Programs Director Antoinette WinklerPrins attended Geography 2050 in New York City, a symposium exploring the future of cities. Many individuals focused on this topic from industry and academia, especially those working in geospatial intelligence. Dr. WinklerPrins moderated a Plenary Session on vertical farming, part of the future of read more…

An Overview of Energy Regulation: Looking Backward to Look Forward

Energy Policy and Climate / Environmental Science and Policy Faculty Speaker Series A presentation by Craig Glazer An Overview of Energy Regulation: Looking Backward to Look Forward The presentation is followed by light refreshments and networking opportunities. Details Monday, November 30, 2015, 12-1:30pm Johns Hopkins Washington, DC Center, 1717 Massachusetts Ave. NW (Room 204) Web link to read more…

GIS Faculty Member Co-Edit’s and Contributes Chapter to New Book

Land Use and Land Cover Semantics: Principles, Best Practices, and Prospects

Land Use and Land Cover Semantics: Principles, Best Practices, and Prospects Features Discusses the theory and foundations of categorization, metadata, ontology, content analysis, and more Provides a synthesis of ongoing research in the area of LULC semantics Includes use cases from applying semantics in searches, LULC classification, spatial analysis, and visualization Summary Explore the Important read more…

GIS Alum discusses Capstone Project

I presented my capstone project at the Council of Geographic Names Authorities (COGNA) 2015 national conference ( that was being held here in Anchorage, AK. I was able to have my wife Lisa Wade, who is a Chickaloon Native Village Council Member and the Director of Education at the Ya Ne Dah Ah Tribal School read more…

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