The visual representation of data allows for project details to be understandable and engaging for both professionals and the public. The KLT group uses GIS and spatial data analysis to inform project planning within a geographic context. By including a variety of project information, mapping and visual tools provide a complete view of the project context that can be used to inform innovative solutions.
MES, Environmental Sciences and Policy, Johns Hopkins University
BS, Environmental Science and Psychology, Johns Hopkins University
As a recent graduate, Sophia is knowledgeable in current Geographic Information Systems and Geospatial Analysis tools and software. Course work included Environmental Applications of GIS, Hydrology and Water Resources, Sustainable Business, and Sustainable Cities. Her passion for GIS and the environmental field continued as a teaching assistant to help students troubleshot projects and understand ArcGIS, ArcMap, and ArcGIS Pro. She also has experience working with Landsat imagery and manipulating DEM datasets.
Ms. Cortazzo is also a collegiate Track and Field athlete, served on the Johns Hopkins environmental club executive board, and volunteers weekly at the Maryland Food Bank.