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From Gearóid O’Riain of Compass:

 

Compass Informatics – Potential Staff and Partners Panel

 At Compass Informatics, we wish to renew our panel of available associates and partners for consultancy and collaborative projects, and also for full time work opportunities at Compass as these arise.

These for roles including skills in-

  • environmental regulation and legislation;
  • licensing and licence processing;
  • planning disciplines;
  • socio-economics;
  • environmental engineering;
  • business analysis;

…and other disciplines related to our work.

Strong computer, numeracy, and reporting skills are typically our base requirements.

Separately we are always keen to receive CVs from GIS and ICT skilled people.  Where we don’t have immediate positions we do keep CVs on file and refer to them as opportunities do arise.

Please express your interest via CV to careers@compass.ie or contact me directly on +353 1 2104580, goriain@compass.ie.

Regards,

Gearóid

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After yesterdays successful launch- Landsat 8 has separated form its booster in the correct orbit- green lights so far. This Gizmodo post has an on board video showing the separation.

http://gizmodo.com/5983479/nasa-video-shows-landsat-successful-separation-from-rocket

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The Forest Resources and Climate Unit is looking for
a researcher to contribute to the assessment and
modelling of existing and future forest resources
under foreseen climate change (CC) scenarios. The
envisaged work will consist of:
•• Assessing and modelling European forest resources
integrating filed data, remote sensing derived
products and forest models.
•• Development and testing of indicators related to
the effects of climate change in forests to analyse
susceptibility of European forests to CC.
•• Integration of the modelling work with on-going
developments in the context of a new European
Forestry Dynamics Model.
Qualifications:
The ideal candidate should have a PhD in
environmental engineering, physics or environmental
sciences (or a minimum of 5 years of research
experience after the first degree giving access to
doctoral studies).
The candidate must have a strong background in
spatial and time series statistical analysis.
Experience working with large environmental
datasets, and hands-on experience with scientific
programming (e.g. Matlab/GNU, R, Python) are
recommended.
Hands-on experience in array programming,
modularization of large projects and sematic
constraints, as well as the use of open source
software would be considered an asset.
Good knowledge of spoken and written English is
required. The knowledge of another community
language would be an advantage.
Relevant publications and presentations should be
highlighted.

Institute for Environment and Sustainability
Forest Resources and Climate

Further information: http://forest.jrc.ec.europa.eu
Indicative duration

36 months

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