Europe nationals: Sustainable tools for agricultural water management optimization via EURAXESS

Università degli Studi di Catania

Catania, Italy 🇮🇹

Job Information

Organisation/Company: Università degli Studi di Catania

Research Field: Agricultural sciences

Researcher Profile: Recognised Researcher (R2), Leading Researcher (R4), First Stage Researcher (R1), Established Researcher (R3)

Country: Italy

Application Deadline: 28/02/2023 – 00:59 (UTC)

Type of Contract: To be defined

Job Status: Not Applicable

Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?: Not funded by an EU programme

Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?: No

Offer Description

Innovative solutions to improve the efficiency of water use in Mediterranean agro-ecosystems made fragile
by climate change will be identified in the research activity, as follows: a) the integration of multi-source
data (satellite, climatic and crop) to obtain accurate estimates of crop water needs and of the crop potential
production features; b) the development of innovative and expeditious protocols for estimating biophysical
indicators, characteristic of the crop water status, based on the monitoring of the reflective and thermal
properties of the vegetation detected with proximal sensing techniques; c) the identification of response
models of different species (herbaceous and woody) capable of adapting to water deficit regimes; d) the
production of land suitability maps for herbaceous and tree species


Additional Information

Eligibility criteria

Eligible destination country/ies for fellows:

  • Italy

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Work Location(s)

Number of offers available: 1

Company/Institute: Università degli Studi di Catania

Country: Italy

Where to apply



City: Catania




IHE Delft MSc in Water and Sustainable Development