Research Specialist (Part-Time)

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Posting title
Research Specialist (Part-Time)

Roles and responsibilities
Must be a US Citizen or Green Card Holder
Estimated duration of 12 months with the potential for extension or conversion.
Customer and contract specific training will be required and provided.
Some travel will be required. 

Job Description:
Will work on the processing of remote sensing data for mapping forest biomass over the US forestlands. Will be working to process and download satellite data annually over the US and combine them with forest inventory data from the US forest service to map biomass and validate the result. Will perform these tasks by spending about 20 hours per week on the project.

Required Skills:
• Must be a US Citizen or Green Card Holder
• Offer contingent on ability to successfully pass a background check and drug screen
• Advanced remote sensing, machine learning techniques for prediction, advanced statistics, C++, IDL, Python

Desired Skills :
Radar specific processing and analysis, knowledge of global forest ecosystem structure and carbon, global carbon cycle

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