Duke University, Nicholas School of the Environment - Durham

2864 18510
Position ID:Duke-NSOE-Durham-AR_SWENSON [#18510, 1420]
Position Title: Associate in Research
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Environmental / Environmental
Appl Deadline:2021/04/30 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/04/21, listed until 2021/04/30)
Position Description:    

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Part-time (~10 hours/week), temporary project work. Responsibilities in this position include data analysis, programming code, and documentation for a validated approach to mapping watering holes in the Okavango Delta. The design should include a description and pilot analyses of regional level Sentinel 2 radar data for mapping seasonal changes in watering holes, relying on high spatial resolution imagery (e.g. 1-3m Planet) for model training and validation in the GoogleEarthEngine environment. The documentation, code and data is to be presented in accessible form (such as a manual) to be shared with project collaborators. Work takes place in Durham, NC.

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