Geographic Information Systems

GIS Students Awarded Esri User Conference Student Assistantships

Esri

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

Geography Awareness Week

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 (http://cogna50usa.org/) 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…

Dr. Antoinette WinklerPrins Publishes Book Chapter

Antoinette WinklerPrins

Dr. Antoinette WinklerPrins, Director for Environmental Programs, recently published a chapter in The Soil Underfoot: Infinite Possibilities for a Finite Resource edited by G. Jock Churchman and Edward R. Landa. Titled “Terra Preta: The Mysterious Soils of the Amazon”, Dr. WinklerPrins’ chapter explores Terra Preta (black earth) soils and the future of the Amazon region. read more…

GIS Student Awarded Esri User Conference Student Assistantship

Courtney Maxson

Courtney Maxson, a current student in the Johns Hopkins Master of Science in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) program, was recently awarded a Student Assistantship for the 2014 Esri User Conference in July. Based in California, Esri is a leading international supplier of GIS applications, software, and geodatabase management tools. The Esri User Conference (UC) promotes read more…