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[Met-jobs] PhD Studentships available from the EOS Group at the University of Leicester

From "Barkley, Michael (Dr.)" <>
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Date Fri, 2 Dec 2016 16:23:15 +0000

Can the following message be sent out to the mailing list subscribers.

Thanks, Mike




The Earth Observation Science (EOS) Group at the University of Leicester is currently advertising the following projects as part of NERC’s CENTA Doctoral Training Program.


These positions are only available to EU citizens.   

The closing date for applications is 23 January 2017.

EOS projects available to start in 2017:




Climatic Impacts of Conventional and Nuclear Conflicts

Michael Barkley and Hartmut Boesch


Developing a robust, compact laser-based aerosol sensing system

Joshua Vande Hey and Hartmut Boesch


Diabatic effects of clouds and precipitation over the Atlantic Ocean

Alessandro Battaglia and Richard Allen (NCEO)


Do we understand the global water cycle? Applying novel EO methods to diagnose the processes controlling the global water cycle

Hartmut Boesch, Manuel Gloor (University of Leeds), Julia Tindall (University of Leeds) and Matthias Schneider (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)


Ice microphysics from multi-frequency suites of active and passive remote sensing instruments: satellite product and numerical model validation

Alessandro Battaglia and Hartmut Boesch


Modelling the physical and chemical evolution of pollutants in the complex urban environment

Roland Leigh, Paul Monks and James Eddy (EarthSense Ltd)


Pollution hunting in the Persian Gulf

Michael Barkley and Hartmut Boesch


Uncovering the links between agricultural trace gas emissions and crop productivity

Hartmut Boesch, Joerg Kaduk and Paul Monks


Understanding the global sources and sinks of atmospheric carbonyl sulphide (OCS)

Jeremy Harrison, Martyn Chipperfield (University of Leeds) and John Remedios



Interested applicants are strongly advised to contact the project supervisors for further details.


Please pay attention to the critical timeline:


Application deadline - 23 January 2017

Interview week - Week commencing 13 February 2017

Deadline for application acceptance - 12pm on 15 March 2017




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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