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Apply remote sensing principles and methods to analyze data and solve problems in areas such as natural resource management, urban planning, or homeland security. May develop new sensor systems, analytical techniques, or new applications for existing systems.
- The SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) code is 19-2099.01
☝️ Information based on the reference occupation “Remote Sensing Scientists and Technologists”.
Also Known As…
- Remote Sensing Scientists and Technologists
- Sensor Specialist
- Research Scientist
- Research and Development Director (R&D Director)
- Remote Sensing Scientist
- Remote Sensing Program Manager
- Remote Sensing Analyst
- Data Analytics Chief Scientist
- Weather Algorithm Scientist
- Thermal Intelligence Analyst
- Spectral Scientist
- Signal Intelligence Analyst
- Remote Sensing Technologist
- Remote Sensing Specialist
- Remote Sensing Research Scientist
- Remote Sensing Engineer
- Remote Sensing Certified Mapping Scientist
- Radar Scientist
- Microwave Remote Sensing Scientist
- Measurement and Signatures Intelligence Analyst
- LIDAR Scientist (Light Detection and Ranging Scientist)
- LIDAR Analyst (Light Detection and Ranging Analyst)
- Image Scientist
- Geospatial Intelligence Analyst
- Geospatial Image Analyst
- All Source Intelligence Analyst
Tasks for “Geospatial Intelligence Analyst”
- Compile and format image data to increase its usefulness.
- Discuss project goals, equipment requirements, or methodologies with colleagues or team members.
- Recommend new remote sensing hardware or software acquisitions.
- Direct all activity associated with implementation, operation, or enhancement of remote sensing hardware or software.
- Analyze data acquired from aircraft, satellites, or ground-based platforms, using statistical analysis software, image analysis software, or Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
- Monitor quality of remote sensing data collection operations to determine if procedural or equipment changes are necessary.
- Apply remote sensing data or techniques, such as surface water modeling or dust cloud detection, to address environmental issues.
- Use remote sensing data for forest or carbon tracking activities to assess the impact of environmental change.
- Set up or maintain remote sensing data collection systems.
- Collect supporting data, such as climatic or field survey data, to corroborate remote sensing data analyses.
- Direct installation or testing of new remote sensing hardware or software.
- Organize and maintain geospatial data and associated documentation.
- Conduct research into the application or enhancement of remote sensing technology.
- Integrate other geospatial data sources into projects.
- Develop or build databases for remote sensing or related geospatial project information.
- Participate in fieldwork.
- Process aerial or satellite imagery to create products such as land cover maps.
- Design or implement strategies for collection, analysis, or display of geographic data.
- Prepare or deliver reports or presentations of geospatial project information.
- Manage or analyze data obtained from remote sensing systems to obtain meaningful results.
- Train technicians in the use of remote sensing technology.
- Develop new analytical techniques or sensor systems.
- Attend meetings or seminars or read current literature to maintain knowledge of developments in the field of remote sensing.
- Develop automated routines to correct for the presence of image distorting artifacts, such as ground vegetation.
Related Technology & Tools
- Synthetic aperture radar SAR
- Spectral imaging systems
- Multispectral imaging equipment
- Spaceborne imaging systems
- Mainframe computers
- Thermal imaging systems
- Desktop computers
- Doppler Rayleigh laser imaging ranging and detecting LIDAR systems
- Airborne imaging systems
- Hyperspectral imaging equipment
- Personal computers
- Microsoft Office
- Oracle Java
- Structured query language SQL
- Microsoft PowerPoint
- Microsoft Word
- ESRI ArcGIS software
- BAE Systems SOCET GXP
- Leica Geosystems ERDAS IMAGINE
- The MathWorks MATLAB
- RSI ENVI
- Microsoft Excel
- Interface definition language IDL
- Image processing software
- Web browser software
- PCI Geomatics Geomatica
- Practical extraction and reporting language Perl
- Gamma remote sensing software