About Us

Earth Observation Science to Understand a Changing Planet

We are a NERC research centre with more than 80 scientists distributed across leading UK universities and research organisations and led by Professor John Remedios at the University of Leicester. With an income of over £8 million per year we provide the UK with core expertise in Earth Observation science, data sets and merging techniques, and model evaluation to underpin Earth System research and the UK’s international contribution to environmental science. Our scientists work strategically with space agencies, play significant roles in mission planning, and generate internationally-recognised data products from 20 different satellite instruments. Our scientists publish more than 300 research articles every year and contribute to major environmental science reports.

Organisational Structure

NCEO’s capabilities are shared between five scientific core units supported by additional expert scientists at other research organisations. NCEO capabilities sit alongside two scientific facilities and a data centre. The NCEO Directorate is at the University of Leicester, co-located with NCEO Director Professor John Remedios, and at the University of Reading, Imperial College and King’s College London.

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Facilities and Instrumentation

Our instruments, data facilities and key tools for Earth Observation support the work of NERC scientists undertaking research anywhere worldwide.

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People

To find someone working on a particular research area, please browse the staff list by research interest.
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Opportunities

Our collaborations extend globally, and we provide a range of tools and support to EO users across the globe, as well as a busy outreach programme. Please explore our website or get in touch for further information.

Career openings

 

Career openings can be found on our opportunities page

Studentships

 

There are currently no new PhD studentships available at NCEO.

Applications for summer student placements can be made through STFC or the Satellite Applications Catapult. Applications for summer 2017 open soon.

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