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Research Assistant/Associate in Remote Sensing of Forests

University of Cambridge - Department of Geography

Location: Cambridge
Salary: £25,728 to £38,833
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract

 British Council- funded research project seeks motivated team member with experience in remote sensing of vegetation.

In this post, you will join the project Multiplatform remote sensing of the impact of climate change on northern forests of Russia. You will develop and run algorithms for mapping the distribution and form of forests in northern Russia using satellite imagery, and provide  support to the UK side of a joint UK-Russian collaboration. Some fieldwork assistance at a number of sites in northern Russia is also likely to be required, as well as participation in international conferences. Absences from the UK are very unlikely to exceed three weeks.

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