Remote Sensing Scientists & Technologists


Apply remote sensing principles and methods to analyze data and solve problems in areas such as natural resource management, urban planning, or homeland security. May develop new sensor systems, analytical techniques, or new applications for existing systems.
Also called: Geospatial Intelligence Analyst, Professor, Remote Sensing Analyst, Scientist

Knowledge:

    Math and Science
  • geography
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Engineering and Technology
  • computers and electronics
  • product and service development
    Education and Training
  • teaching and course design

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • reading work related information
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
    People and Technology Systems
  • figuring out how a system should work and how changes in the future will affect it
  • measuring how well a system is working and how to improve it

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • read and understand what is written
  • communicate by speaking
    Ideas and Logic
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
  • notice when problems happen
    Math
  • choose the right type of math to solve a problem
  • add, subtract, multiply, or divide
    Visual Understanding
  • see hidden patterns

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Attention to Detail
  • Integrity
  • Dependability
  • Initiative
  • Achievement/Effort

Technology:

    Map creation software
  • ESRI ArcGIS software
  • Gamma remote sensing software
    Object or component oriented development software
  • C++
  • Practical extraction and reporting language Perl
    Development environment software
  • C
  • Interface definition language IDL

Education:

    master's degree
    doctoral degree
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