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Opportunity at National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Applications of Satellite Remote Sensing to Marine Ecosystem Based Management

Location

National Marine Fisheries Service, Northeast Fisheries Science Center

RO# Location
26.03.55.B7587 Narragansett, RI 02879

Advisers

Name E-mail Phone
Hyde, Kimberly JW kimberly.hyde@noaa.gov 401.782.3226

Description

Our primary objective is to understand the long-term changes in primary productivity and how it relates to fisheries production and ecosystem based management in the northeast US, continental shelf Large Marine Ecosystem (NESLME). The NESLME is a dynamic, highly productive, and intensively studied ecosystem supporting a constellation of ecosystem goods and services. This work is being conducted using time series of in situ, modeled, and satellite derived biological and physical data. Opportunities are available for developing algorithms, techniques, and indices to monitor the phytoplankton community, and to investigate how changes in the climate and physical forcings affect primary production. These analyses will help provide a more holistic perspective in the development of an ecosystem approach to management for the NESLME.

 

Keywords:
Satellite; Remote sensing; Phytoplankton; Ecology; Oceanography; Biological oceanography; Fisheries; Ecosystem based management;

Eligibility

Citizenship:  Open to U.S. citizens, permanent residents and non-U.S. citizens
Level:  Open to Postdoctoral and Senior applicants

Stipend

Base Stipend Travel Allotment Supplementation
$56,000.00 $2,000.00

Experience Supplement:
Postdoctoral and Senior Associates will receive an appropriately higher stipend based on the number of years of experience past their PhD.

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