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JHU fellows head out on the water to battle threats of global climate change


The first cohort of fellows in the Water, Climate and Health IGERT (Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship) program took trips on the Severn and back up to the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay for practicing and sharpening the field research skills that they’ll need as they continue their academic journey. The fellowship, which started last year, will train a corps of talented graduate students from various disciplines and backgrounds to assess threats to the world’s water resources and human populace posed by climate change, and to develop innovative adaptive strategies that respond to these threats… Through the Water, Climate and Health IGERT, fellows will learn how to apply new skills to practical problems through a place-based capstone course centering on the three diverse watersheds of the Chesapeake Bay, Peruvian Amazon, and Nile River basin… Read more >>