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[Met-jobs] PML Posts: Marine Earth Observation Scientists & Developers

From "Roger Brugge" <>
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Date Wed, 4 Nov 2015 19:23:11 +0000

Marine Earth Observation Scientists & Developers
Closing Date: 27 Nov. 2015 at 12:00 GMT
Location: Plymouth, UK
Starting Salary Range: £30k - £40k
Full time - Open Ended Appointments and One-year Fixed Term Appointments

Job Purpose:
As a result of continued success in earning funding from the UK Natural 
Environment Research Council (NERC), the European Commission and the European 
Space Agency, PML has a number of open-ended and one year positions available 
to work within Remote Sensing, one of our fastest growing groups.
The group comprises a multi-disciplinary team of scientists with expertise in 
remote-sensing, physics, meteorology, engineering, computer vision and computer 
The post-holders will undertake research and development on Ocean Colour 
projects at PML involving one or more of the following tasks:

1)      Lead development and implementation of systems for processing and 
analysis of Sentinel-3 ocean and land colour imager (OLCI) data for near-real 
time and archived observation of ocean colour around the UK, N Atlantic and 

2)      Contribute to product development and to support data requests, e.g. 
providing advice on use of data sets.

3)      Analyse and publish results from the ocean colour systems.

4)      Assist with improvement and maintenance of existing ocean colour data 
processing systems for NASA MODIS, NOAA VIIRS and former sensors, including 
organising large-scale reprocessing. Maintain necessary external codebases in 
our existing ocean colour data processing systems, such as NASA's SeaDAS, 
exploring other packages as needed.

Experience & Eligibility Requirements:
You will either have a PhD or 3+ years post-graduate experience in a numerate 
or scientific discipline.
Ideally with experience in Earth Observation data processing and handling.
You must have proven experience and skills in computer programming (e.g. C, 
Python, Java, IDL), preferably in a Linux environment.
You will have excellent team and interpersonal skills and be able to manage 
time and priorities.
Apply online at:

Closing date: 1200hrs GMT on Friday 27th November 2015

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