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Airborne LIDAR processing - one year maternity cover
Salary £21,047 - £25,520 p.a.
Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML) is recognised internationally as a dynamic, highly innovative, independent and impartial deliverer of scientific research and advice on the marine environment.
You are invited to apply for the post of Earth Observation Analyst, providing one-year maternity cover on data analysis for scientific users of the NERC Airborne Research and Survey Facility, specifically, processing of Leica LIDAR (airborne laser scanner) data from raw data to point-cloud and DEM production.
The post will also assist with: maintenance and development of the ARSF processing systems; management of data holdings; calibration of the LiDAR system and liaison with Leica and the ARSF operations team. As time allows, the post will also further develop existing methods for analysing full waveform LiDAR data, investigate external software to improve user data products and assist with hyperspectral data analysis.
We are looking for highly motivated individuals with a degree, or equivalent level experience, in a numerate or computer-based discipline. You will need to have good organisational skills and be able to prioritise your own workload. You should have good experience and skills in LiDAR data analysis, preferably in a Linux environment.
For additional information and an application form please contact (quoting the reference number PML38612):
Mrs Elizabeth Matthews, HR Group, PML, Prospect Place, Plymouth, PL1 3DH, UK.
T: +44 (0)1752 633100
Deadline: 5th September 2012
Interviews: w/c 21st September 2012