Geographic Information Systems

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…

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…

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