[ES_JOBS_NET] Postdoc in Norway: Ecological Modeling

Thomas O'Halloran ohall at vt.edu
Fri Feb 26 11:03:41 MST 2016

Post-doctoral Research Position in Ecological Modeling

The Post-doctoral Research Position has its home at the Department of
Forest and Climate <http://www.nibio.no/en/topics/climate-centre>  which is
part of the Division of Forestry and Forest Resources
<http://www.nibio.no/en/info/forestry-and-forest-resources> .

*Job description*

The post-doctoral candidate will participate in a research project that
aims to better understand the role of boreal forest management in the
mitigation of climate change. He or she will work as part of a
multidisciplinary team that quantifies and predicts the influence of
management intervention on the mechanisms regulating local and global

The position will be mainly based in Ås, Norway.

*Main duties and responsibilities*The position-holder will investigate
empirical relationships between forest management and forest structure and
its influence on the biological controls governing the exchanges of
moisture and energy with the atmosphere.  He or she will contribute to the
development and evaluation of models for predicting the effects of forest
management intervention on surface energy and moisture balances, and will
work closely with project partners to evaluate parameterizations in leading
land surface modeling schemes.   The position-holder will be responsible
for managing large geo-referenced datasets and publishing in high-ranking
Full details are here:

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