Fire Emissions Research Scientist
Company: I.M. Systems Group
Location: College Park
Posted on: September 24, 2022
I.M. Systems Group
Location: US-MD-College Park
Job ID: 2021-1261
I.M. Systems Group, Inc. (IMSG) (www.imsg.com), a science and
technical company supporting U.S. Federal Government, located in
Rockville, Maryland is currently seeking to hire two Research
Scientists to join our team efforts to support NOAA/NESDIS/Center
for Satellite Applications Research (STAR). IMSG supports STAR in
applied science research and development efforts in a semi-research
and semi-operational working environment along with U.S. government
scientists, visiting scientists, and other contractors. This task
is to support the generation of emissions of trace gases including
greenhouse gases from biomass burning using NOAA and NASA satellite
data, specifically fire detection and fire radiative power
Support lead NOAA/NESDIS/STAR scientist with the processing of
NOAA's algorithm to generate global fire emissions product.
Activities include processing multiple years of Aqua MODIS, Terra
MODIS, SNPP VIIRS, and NOAA-20 VIIRS data to generate long-term
fire emissions record for analysis. Analysis will include
validation, trend analysis, greenhouse gas budget calculations, and
overall diagnosis of relationship between a warming and dry climate
and biomass burning emissions. The data processing will help
address key climate questions with respect to fires in different
biome types, their frequency and intensity, and feedback mechanisms
with air quality.
- Self-motivated candidate with experience in working with
satellite data with a degree in atmospheric science or related
subject area. PhD required. MS with several years of related
experience will also be considered.
- Expertise in and understanding of scientific data formats (HDF,
EOS-HDF, netCDF), including compliance requirements,
- Knowledge, experience and demonstrated skills of Fortran, IDL,
C++, Python, and Java programming languages.
- Skills in creating and maintaining efficient, modern,
high-quality web content (CSS, HTML, PHP, Java scripting).
- Team-work oriented; strong communication skills (oral and
- Experience with Amazon Web Services is preferred
Candidates must be a U.S. Citizen or Green Card Holder to
(US Citizen must live in US for 3-5 years prior to application)
(Please indicate in your cover letter).
To Apply :
Please apply online at https://careers-imsg.icims.com . In your
cover letter, please indicate the following information:
1) Timeline of availability
2) Citizenship Status
3) Salary requirements for considerations
NOTE: Provide three References
IMSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Veteran and Disability
Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision
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