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Spatial Science for Public Health Center


Small Area Estimation and Spatial Statistics Working Group

The small area estimation and spatial statistics (SAESS) is a working research group in the Department of Biostatistics at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. SAESS is an interdisciplinary group comprised of faculty, post-doctoral fellows and graduate students from several departments. The group has regular meetings featuring presentations and discussions related to small area estimation, spatial, and spatio-temporal statistics. Details can be found on the SAESS website.

JHU GIS and Data Services

Located on the Homewood Campus in the Milton S. Eisenhower Library, GIS and Data Services offers GIS related support to all Johns Hopkins students, faculty, and staff. Services include software downloads for ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Pro, and web mapping via ArcGIS Online for Johns Hopkins. The library collects a wide range of geospatial data and also offers training and workshops tailored to the needs of classes and groups. To request a session or for individual consultations and questions send email to or visit the JHU GIS and Data Services website.

Open Access Data Resources

Check out a list of resources for spatial and non-spatial data compiled by research data analysts at SSPHC. This list gives emphasis to open access data platforms specific to Baltimore and Maryland.

Spatial Science for Public Health Center Summary Sheet

Download a PDF copy of the Spatial Science Center Summary