[ES_JOBS_NET] Grad Assistantships (2) in Applied Earth Sciences - University of Alabama in Huntsville

Rob Griffin robert.griffin at nsstc.uah.edu
Mon Nov 14 14:55:24 MST 2016

2 M.S. Graduate Assistantships in Applied Earth Sciences, GIS, Remote


Applications are invited for Graduate Research Assistants at the M.S. level
beginning fall 2017 with NASA SERVIR and Dr. Robert Griffin in the Earth
System Science Program at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. Selected
applicants will be fully funded to pursue a M.S. in ESS on selected Earth
science application areas of relevance to SERVIR and with focus on the
regions of Eastern and Southern Africa or the Hindu Kush Himalayas. A joint
development initiative of NASA and USAID, SERVIR (servirglobal.net) works in
partnership with leading organizations world-wide to help developing
countries use Earth observing satellites and geospatial technologies to
assess environmental conditions and improve their planning and actions. 


Applicants should have a degree in geospatial or environmental sciences,
engineering or related field, basic programming experience, a desire to
experience international travel and research, and an interest in global
development issues related to water resources, water-related disasters,
agriculture, ecosystems, land cover land use change, or climate. Qualified
applicants should go to uah.edu/science/departments/earth-systems for more
information and apply before February 1.


About : The University of Alabama in Huntsville is a tier 1
research-intensive, internationally recognized university with strong ties
to NASA Earth sciences through the co-located National Space Science and
Technology Center in Huntsville, Alabama. The M.S. in Earth System Science
program enables students to gain not only experience using tools and data in
satellite remote sensing and geographic information systems, but also an
understanding of the physics of the climate system and the environment, and
a working hands-on knowledge of how data and information are used to aid
decision makers.




Robert Griffin, Ph.D. (robert.griffin at nsstc.uah.edu)

Earth System Science Program | Dept. of Atmospheric Science 

National Space Science and Technology Center

University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH)


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