U.S. nationals: Research Physical Scientist/Research Hydrologist

U.S. Agricultural Research Service
Beltsville, MD, United States
Position Type: 
Full-Time
Organization Type: 
Government
Experience Level: 
Not Specified
Apply By: 
10 June 2020
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Summary

This position is located in the United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Beltsville Agricultural Research Center, Hydrology and Remote Sensing Laboratory in Beltsville, MD. In this position you will serve as a research scientist and work as part of a multidisciplinary team in the areas of quantifying water, energy, carbon, nutrient and agrochemical fluxes/emissions from field and farm to watershed and regional scales.

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Responsibilities

  • Conduct research related to fundamental problems related to the operational use of remote sensing technology in agriculture, particularly in the area of modeling agricultural fluxes affecting the environment and agricultural productivity.
  • Research the development and application of physical models simulating hydrologic and soil-plant-atmospheric processes at both micro and macro scales.
  • Examine the interactions between climate, soil and vegetation components over complex landscapes at a wide range of temporal and spatial scales.
  • Collaborate with Unit and other ARS, NASA, NOAA, USDA, USGS, university, and private sector scientists to achieve objectives of the Long-term Agricultural Research (LTAR) Network and the Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP).