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Ocean Remote Sensing Scientist
Copenhagen, Denmark
Danish Meteorological Institute (DMI)
  • Research Scientist
The Danish Meteorological Institute (DMI) opens a 3-year full time position for a research scientist to work with global remote sensing of sea and sea ice surface temperatures.
DMI is a leading European developer and producer of remote sensing products, including Sea Surface Temperature (SST) and Ice Surface Temperature (IST) products for the high latitudes. The satellite based products are critical for understanding the effects of climate change and are important inputs to weather and ocean models.  Most of the work is carried out in research and development projects financed through ESA, EUMETSAT, the EU’s Copernicus program and the Danish National Center for Climate Research (NCKF). 

You will be part of the NCKF Satellite and the Arctic unit, where you will work on developing a global SST level 4 reanalysis in the Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) and participate in the SST/IST activities within the Copernicus Marine service project. You will also be responsible for analyzing the data sets and writing scientific publications about the results.
Main working tasks 
• Develop, maintain and validate a satellite based global L4 SST reanalysis within the C3S project.   
• Analyse the Climate data set to assess the climatic changes in global and high latitude SST and ISTs
• Participate in the development and validation of satellite SST/IST products in the high latitudes within the Copernicus Marine Service project.   
• Present results at scientific conferences and publish the results in peer-reviewed journals.
Qualifications and experience 
• PhD degree in geophysics, engineering or similar within the field of remote sensing
• Experience with satellite SST and IST products  
• Experience with generating Level 4 products.   
• Advanced programming skills in e.g. Fortran, Python or Matlab.   
• Experience with Linux and operational applications.
• Good skills in oral and written English.
• Can work well in a team in close collaboration with your colleagues.
See the full job description and how to apply at: Ocean Remote Sensing Scientist

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