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    This position is located in the National Environmental Satellite Data and Information Service Office (NESDIS), Office of Satellite Applications and Research with one vacancy located in College Park, MD.

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    As a Research Oceanographer, you will be performing the following duties:

    • Collaborate and transition satellite oceanographic research and data products with National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS) to meet strategic mission needs through support of end‐user requirements and applications, generation of peer‐reviewed publications, membership in scientific committees, and leadership in scientific conferences and meetings.
    • Facilitate development of satellite oceanographic and climatological algorithms and data products in support of NOAA and Satellite Applications and Research (STAR) strategic missions.
    • Collaborate with internal and external science teams in the proposals, evaluation, staging, testing, publication, documentation, and transitioning of satellite oceanographic data from research to operations.
    • Serve as a team lead by overseeing end‐to‐end research and product development on satellite oceanographic data to support global and regional applications, analyses and forecasts.
    • Oversee the Marine Optical Buoy (MOBY) Program for NOAA, which provides critical data for vicarious calibration of Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) ocean color data.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Up to 15% foreign and domestic travel may be required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    1360 Oceanography

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