Benjamin Zaitchik

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Assistant Professor, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Johns Hopkins University
Benjamin Zaitchik’s research is directed at understanding, managing, and coping with climatic and hydrologic variability. He looks for new approaches to controlling human influences on climate and water resources at local, regional and global scales, and explores improved forecast systems and methods of risk assessment. His work has received funding from NASA, the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation, and appeared in the Journal of Climate and Water Resources Research, among others. Zaitchik is interested in helping provide new insights in such crucial areas as transboundary water management, climate-informed disease early warning systems, and adaptation strategies in subsistence agricultural communities.
  • Fellow 2012 Science Fellows
  • Fellow PopTech 2012

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Introducing the Science Fellows Class of 2012

Introducing the Science Fellows Class of 2012

How can we better understand ocean ecosystems, encourage human cooperation, build resilience in the face of climate change, prevent malaria, make mental health care a global priority? The 2012 PopTech Science Fellows are bringing strong leadership to these challenges and many more, and we are proud to introduce them today.

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