John P. Fay

John P. Fay

Instructor, Geospatial Analysis Program

In The News


Lovette, John P., Jonathan M. Duncan, Lindsey S. Smart, John P. Fay, Lydia P. Olander, Dean L. Urban, Nancy Daly, et al. “Leveraging Big Data Towards Functionally-Based, Catchment Scale Restoration Prioritization..” Environmental Management 62, no. 6 (December 2018): 1007–24.
Bernhardt, Emily S., Brian D. Lutz, Ryan S. King, John P. Fay, Catherine E. Carter, Ashley M. Helton, David Campagna, and John Amos. “How many mountains can we mine? Assessing the regional degradation of Central Appalachian rivers by surface coal mining..” Environmental Science & Technology 46, no. 15 (August 2012): 8115–22.
Goodall, Jonathan L., John P. Fay, and David L. Bollinger Jr. “A software library for quantifying regional-scale nitrogen transport within river basin systems.” Environmental Modelling & Software 25, no. 12 (December 2010): 1713–21.
Luck, Gary W., Kai M. A. Chan, and John P. Fay. “Protecting ecosystem services and biodiversity in the world's watersheds.” Conservation Letters 2, no. 4 (August 2009): 179–88.
Sekercioglu, Cagan H., Stephen H. Schneider, John P. Fay, and Scott R. Loarie. “Climate change, elevational range shifts, and bird extinctions..” Conservation Biology : The Journal of the Society for Conservation Biology 22, no. 1 (February 2008): 140–50.

Recent Grants


ENVIRON 707: Geospatial Analysis for the Human Environmental Condition (ENVIRON 707: Geospatial Analysis for the Human Environmental Condition)
ENVIRON 593: Independent Studies and Projects (ENVIRON 593: Independent Studies and Projects)
ENVIRON 872L: Environmental Data Analytics (ENVIRON 872L: Environmental Data Analytics)
ENVIRON 761: Geospatial Analysis for Conservation Management (ENVIRON 761: Geospatial Analysis for Conservation Management)
ENVIRON 859: Advanced Geospatial Analysis (ENVIRON 859: Advanced Geospatial Analysis)

Contact Information

9 Circuit Dr, Box 90328, 3112 Grainger Hall
Durham, NC 27708-0328
Box 90328, Nicholas School of the Environment
Durham, NC 27708-0328


M.S., University of Michigan at Ann Arbor (1996)