YOUR POSITION WITH TNC
The Landscape Monitoring Scientist provides technical and scientific support and leadership as a subject matter resource (SMR) for conservation initiatives in Conservation by Design (CbD), other conservation activities, and measures of conservation success (MOS). This position uses remote sensing data, Google Earth Engine, and statistical software to analyze changes over time in land cover and establishes counterfactuals when possible to assess the impact of TNC and partners' interventions. A core part of this position is building local teams’ capacities to do remote sensing analysis on their own.
Reporting to the Director of monitoring and Evaluation, Africa region, the position will be shared 50/50 between TNC’s Africa and Global Climate teams. The position may be based in Africa or North America.
The Landscape Monitoring Scientist advises conservation teams on designing and conducting experiments to measure our conservation impacts on the ground using remote sensing imagery. This position will lead a program to build local capacity to use remote sensing analysis to measure large-scale changes on the ground. They collaborate with other scientists and institutions to enhance Conservancy practices in remote sensing.
Responsibilities And Scope
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