Author: Remote Sensing Biodiversity

Summer School on SAR – July 2018

One of Europe’s most renowned radar institutes Fraunhofer FHR organizes again their International Summer School on Radar / SAR in July 2018. They offer the unique opportunity to gain an in-depth education on radar and synthetic aperture radar (SAR) techniques by distinguished international lecturers. The programme covers a wide range from radar fundamentals over state-of-the-art Radar/SAR systems to sophisticated radar signal processing techniques and their applications in remote sensing. The courses (45 students) are accompanied by workshops, which will manifest the just learned theory, excursions as well as cultural and social events, introducing you to UNESCO’s World Heritage, the...

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PostDoc position quantitative ecologist on spatial analyses

The Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research (IZW) in the Forschungsverbund Berlin e. V. (www.izw-berlin.de) together with the Freie Universität Berlin, the Technical University of Berlin, the University of Potsdam, and the other partners in the Berlin-Brandenburg Institute for Advanced Biodiversity Research (BBIB, www.bbib.org) have formed a consortium to implement a major new interdisciplinary research initiative, the “Bridging in Biodiversity Science” (http://www.bbib.org/bridging-in-biodiversity-science.html) project funded by the Federal Ministry of Research and Education (BMBF). Within the work package “Rural-urban coupling”, the IZW, together with its partner, the Technical University Berlin (TUB), seek to fill the following position: 1 ecological...

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PostDoc: biodiversity and earth observation

A postdoc position for 3 years is available in the Biogeography and Macroecology (BIOMAC) lab at the University of Amsterdam. They are looking for a candidate with exceptionally strong quantitative skills in computer modelling, analysis of large biodiversity datasets, and/or solid experience in handling Earth observation and remote sensing data. Background in species distribution modelling, ecological network analysis, functional trait analysis and/or spatial ecological statistics is advantageous. The deadline for application is December 10th 2017. More information is found on the following link:...

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PostDoc posting: Earth Observation supporting Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services for Science – Policy interactions

A PostDoc position is available at the Data and Modeling Center of Senckenberg Biodiversity and Climate Research Institute (BiK-F) in Frankfurt, Germany. They are looking for a postdoctoral researcher for 28 months (TV-H E13, 100%) in the capacity of our recently EU-funded project “Essential Variables Workflows for Resource Efficiency and Environmental Management (GEOEssential)”. This is a unique multidisciplinary opportunity focusing on Earth Observation and Geo-Information supporting Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services for Science – Policy interactions. Application Deadline: 17th December 2017 Inquiries: aidin.niamir@senckenberg.de Link to the call: http://www.bik-f.de/files/stellenausschreibungen/ausschreibung_postdoc_geoessentialnov17.pdf (Job offer Ref. #11-17024) The Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung (SGN) is a...

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job posting: Director of Geospatial Science

Director of Geospatial Science   Earth observation and geographic information systems (GIS) are fast growing and important components of Audubon’s technical capacity to accomplish conservation. Reporting to the Chief Scientist, the Director of Geospatial Science will: (1) provide expertise on the application of geospatial technologies, especially remote sensing, to conservation issues; (2) lead an interdisciplinary team that builds new mapping approaches and guides the strategic use of spatial information to inform policy and conservation practices, and (3) support Audubon leadership with management and fundraising efforts.   To learn more and apply: ...

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