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[Met-jobs] Postdoctoral Research Assistant/Associate in Carbon Cycle Data Assimilation

From Tilo Ziehn <>
Date Sun, 4 Sep 2011 14:11:25 +0100

The School of Earth Sciences is looking to appoint a highly skilled Research 
Assistant/Associate to be responsible for the further development and 
coordination of the Carbon Cycle Data Assimilation System (see

You will be part of a team further developing a world-leading system capable 
of quantifying terrestrial and oceanic sources and sinks of carbon dioxide 
through the assimilation of various data sources (atmospheric CO2 
concentrations, satellite-derived vegetation cover, etc.) The aim of the 
project is to give a quantitative estimate with uncertainties of the future 
carbon sinks of the land and oceans. This estimate is urgently needed by 
policy makers to adequately plan greenhouse gas emission reductions.

You will work as a researcher for the CARBOCHANGE project and will assist the 
Principal Investigator of CARBOCHANGE in Bristol in implementing an additional 
oceanic component, and proceed in developing prognostic capabilities for 

The post will initially be available for 19 months, with a likely extension to 
a total of 2.5 years.

If successful, you may be appointed either on a fixed term or a permanent 
contract depending on the extent of your previous relevant research 

Further information can be found at (Ref. 16542)

Contact for informal enquiries:
Dr M Scholze ( | +49 (0)40 42838 7746) 

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