Water, Food and Energy with Ben Zaitchik
- Ben Zaitchik, Associate Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Johns Hopkins University
Ben Zaitchik is an Associate Professor in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Johns Hopkins University. His research includes work on regional climate variability, water resource monitoring, disease early warning, and climate change adaptation. To address research questions in these areas, Dr. Zaitchik employs a combination of satellite data interpretation, atmospheric and hydrological modeling, data assimilation, and meteorological analysis. Geographically, he has active projects in East Africa, the Middle East and South America. Dr. Zaitchik holds a PhD in Geology and Geophysics from Yale University, an MS in Soil Sciences from Cornell University, and an AB in Biology from Harvard College. Prior to joining Johns Hopkins, he worked as a Research Associate in the NASA Hydrological Sciences Branch and a Foreign Affairs Officer in the U.S. Department of State.
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