Position: Graduate Research Assistantship in Remote Sensing of Coastal Forest Dynamics
Entity: University of Maine
Location: Orono, ME
Deadline: Open until filled
“The School of Forest Resources at the University of Maine is currently recruiting for a graduate research assistantship position to study the coastal spruce forest ecosystem in Maine. This represents an exciting opportunity to contribute to state-of-the-art research in the use of remote sensing to study forest dynamics. The research will focus on connecting in situ plot data with multi-scale remote sensing, including hyperspectral, thermal, and lidar from drones, airplanes, and spaceborne platforms. The student will join the Wheatland Geospatial Laboratory and have the opportunity to work collaboratively with a larger team of students, researchers, and project stakeholders. The position can begin as early as Fall semester 2023.
– B.S. or M.S. degree in ecology, forestry, or equivalent natural resources discipline, preferably including GIS, statistics, and data analytics training.
– Understanding of climate change science and disturbance ecology.
– Experience with and/or aptitude for scientific programming (e.g. R, Python).
– Ability to work productively both independently and as a team member.
– Disposition toward high quality written and oral communication.
– Must fill the online form”: https://lnkd.in/ewsDNhnV
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