Remote Sensing Scientists & Technologists
Description : Apply remote sensing principles and methods to analyze data and solve problems in areas such as natural resource management, urban planning, or homeland security. May develop new sensor systems, analytical techniques, or new applications for existing systems.
JobTitles : Remote Sensing Analyst, Scientist, Geospatial Intelligence Analyst, Remote Sensing Program Manager, Remote Sensing Scientist, Research Scientist, Sensor Specialist
- Analyze data acquired from aircraft, satellites, or ground-based platforms, using statistical analysis software, image analysis software, or Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
- Manage or analyze data obtained from remote sensing systems to obtain meaningful results.
- Process aerial or satellite imagery to create products such as landcover maps.
- Develop or build databases for remote sensing or related geospatial project information.
- Monitor quality of remote sensing data collection operations to determine if procedural or equipment changes are necessary.
- Attend meetings or seminars or read current literature to maintain knowledge of developments in the field of remote sensing.
- Prepare or deliver reports or presentations of geospatial project information.
- Conduct research into the application or enhancement of remote sensing technology.
- Discuss project goals, equipment requirements, or methodologies with colleagues or team members.
- Integrate other geospatial data sources into projects.