Scientist - Remote Sensing

Career areas     Natural Landscapes Landscape and Building design

Job description

In this job you will undertake research to map and monitor landscapes, in particular land use, selected land management practices, vegetation, groundcover, land degradation and water, including the analysis and integration of satellite and lidar data, other digital spatial data and field information using commercial software, freeware and scripting.

Required qualification/experience

To undertake this job you will need a degree qualification in applied science or natural resource management, majoring in remote sensing, image processing, geographic information system (GIS), or geography or equivalent, research skills in the use of remote sensing for mapping and monitoring landscape attributes, demonstrated experience in mapping and monitoring landscape attributes using digital airborne or satellite imagery and knowledge of field survey techniques in remote areas.