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Remote Sensing Fire Scientist -Remote Position

Posted 3 weeks ago

Employer: KBR

Location: Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Application deadline: None listed

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Summary:

KBR’s Science and Space division is seeking a Remote Sensing Fire Scientist to support our Technical Support Services Contract (TSSC) at the United States Geological Survey (USGS) Earth Resources Observation & Science (EROS) Center (http://eros.usgs.gov/) near Sioux Falls, SD (http://www.siouxfalls.org).

The primary focus of this position is to research and develop methods to make spatial data products that describe the composition and characteristics of wildland surface and canopy fuels for the United States. This position focuses on fire fuels to support the USGS EROS Center’s Landscape Fire and Resource Management Planning Tools (LANDFIRE) Team, working with existing team to research emerging topics in wildland fuels, smoke, and emission modeling. The candidate would also work with preliminary vegetation maps to determine how mapped vegetation affects fuels.

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