NSF Antarctic Melt Research Assistant

    University park, PA

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    Penn State College of Earth and Mineral Sciences seeks to hire research assistant. Research assistant will investigate water at the surface of the Antarctic ice sheet using satellite remote sensing and geospatial analysis.

    This position is part of a broader NSF-funded project focusing on Antarctic surface melt, supraglacial lakes, and ice shelf stability. Responsibilities of the research assistant may include collecting, processing, and analyzing remotely sensed data, developing software code, and preparation of materials to present and share research findings.

    Successful applicant will possess experience in physical geography, climate science, remote sensing, and geographical information science, and have interests in applying these to understand issues of glaciological change in Antarctica.


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    University Park, PA
    Posting ID: 558255632Posted: 2020-05-21