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Postdoctoral Researcher in Satellite-Derived Global Fire Emissions

(King’s College London, UK & NERC National Centre for Earth Observation)

We require a committed scientist to work as part of a team further developing the Global Fire Assimilation System (GFAS), a state-of-the-art landscape fire smoke emissions estimation system currently operated in real-time as part of the Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service (CAMS). GFAS uses satellite Fire Radiative Power (FRP) data to deliver daily, global smoke emissions information to CAMS. The research has both high visibility and the potential for very significant impact as, together with an international consortium, the aim is to deliver an updated GFAS system.

The postholder will join an existing GFAS development team and should have experience in handling satellite remote sensing datasets and products, be comfortable writing well documented Python code, and be able produce high quality outputs and reports to deadlines. See link for details of the post and full Job Pack link with requirements for applicants. International applicants are welcomed. Deadline 2nd June 2019.

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The postholder will join the National Centre for Earth Observation (NCEO) team at King’s College London and be required to start by July 2019. A fixed-term 24 month contract will be offered in the first instance. Contact details for Questions: martin.wooster@kcl.ac.uk