NOA1775 Support Scientist-Satellite Data Assimilation

I.M. Systems Group, Inc. (IMSG) is seeking candidates to support the Environmental Modeling Center (EMC) of the National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP).

 

Date posted

Jan. 31, 2018 12:00 am

Application deadline

Mar. 28, 2018 12:00 am

Organization

I.M. Systems Group, Inc. (IMSG)

Location

  • United States

Job description

NOA1775 Support Scientist-Satellite Data Assimilation

Overview

I.M. Systems Group, Inc. (IMSG) is seeking candidates to support the Environmental Modeling Center (EMC) of the National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) on continuing to improve the use of satellite radiance data in the NCEP atmospheric data assimilation systems. The candidate would be working within the Data Assimilation Team on particular enhancements to the specification of observation errors, channel selection, quality control and bias correction are needed to improve the use of the data. A support position to assist in the development, testing, routine application and maintenance of these satellite data is available.

 

Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the inclusion of additional channels from the hyperspectral IR instruments.
  • Contribute to improved specification of observation errors for satellite radiance data (including correlated error). 
  • Contribute to the enhancement of the automated quality control for the satellite radiance data.
  • Generally contribute to the improvement of the NCEP’s GSI analysis and assimilation system.
 

Qualifications

  • PhD or MS in Atmospheric Science, or related physical or mathematical science.