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Re: [Met-jobs] NERC PhD Studentships with the University of Leicester's Earth Observation Science Group

From "Barkley, Michael (Dr.)" <>
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Date Thu, 11 Dec 2014 11:39:52 +0000

Please circulate to potential applicants.


The Earth Observation Science (EOS) Group at the University of Leicester, currently have three PhD studentships to offer:


(1) Satellite monitoring of air-pollution over Iran & the Persian Gulf

Primary Supervisor: Dr Michael Barkley (

For more information see:


(2) Crowd-sourcing high-resolution precipitation dataset in smart cities for urban flood risk modelling

Primary Supervisor:  Dr Alessandro Battaglia (

For more information see:


(3) Developing new methods for estimating Regional Methane Emissions from Satellite Observations using high-resolution Models

Primary Supervisor:   Dr Hartmut Boesch (

For more information see:


For informal enquiries, please contact the primary supervisor of the appropriate project.


The projects are potentially fully funded via the NERC CENTA Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) and are of 3.5 years duration.

For information on the application process visit:


Application deadline: 31 Jan 2015


Studentships are open to (1) UK students and (2) EU students, who have been resident in the UK for 3 consecutive years prior to the commencement of study. Due to the unique way CENTA studentships are match-funded, we can also fully fund a number of successful EU applicants who have not been resident in the UK.






Dr. Michael Barkley

Lecturer in Climate Change Adaptation in Sensitive Environments

EOS Group, College of Science and Engineering

Space Research Centre, University of Leicester

University Road, Leicester, LE1 7RH,  UK.

Tel:       +(44) (0)116 229 7706

Fax:      +(44) (0)116 252 2464






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