A special issue of the journal Remote Sensing will deal with “Remote Sensing of DOC in Inland Water”. This Special Issue aims to collect recent developments, methodologies, calibration/validation, and applications of DOC sensing data, and derived products, from different platforms (i.e., satellite, airborne, and UAV-based remote sensing) and in situ measurements. Both applied and theoretical research contributions on inland water dealing with new algorithms and methodology developments are cordially solicited. Submissions are encouraged to cover a broad range of topics, which may include:
- DOC concentration optical algorithm development, validation, and calibration;
- Evaluating relationships between DOC and CDOM in inland waters;
- Large areas (global and regional) DOC mapping in inland water;
- Temporal variability (changes/trends/shifts) of DOC in inland waters;
- Integration of multisource remote sensing for assessing DOC concentration;
- Integration of hyperspectral imagery with ground-based datasets;
- Synergy between altimetry and optical remote sensing imagery for DOC fluxes assessment;
- Comparison of remote-sensing DOC observations and biogeochemical model simulations;
- The key role of DOC remote sensing in climate change.
The deadline for manuscript submissions is next year, 30 June 2021. See https://www.mdpi.com/journal/remotesensing/special_issues/DOC_Concentration_in_Inland_Water for further information.
Paul DiGiacomo, Division Director, announces that the Center for Satellite Applications and Research (STAR), Center for Satellite Applications and Research – Satellite Oceanography and Climatology Division (SOCD), in College Park, MD is recruiting for the following position:
Series/Grade: ZP-1360-4 (MAP and DE)
Vacancy Announcement Information:
The vacancy can be located via USAJOBS (search by the vacancy number) or by using the embedded link above.
As an Oceanographer, the individual selected for this position will perform the following duties:
- Serve as team/project lead and conduct research in satellite oceanographic remote sensing, and develops satellite oceanographic and climatological algorithms and data products in support of National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and National Environmental Satellite Date and Information Service (NESDIS) strategic missions.
- Collaborate and communicate satellite oceanographic research and satellite oceanographic data product initiatives with NOAA and external domestic and international partners through peer-reviewed publications, scientific committee membership, and scientific conference attendance.
- Conduct independent scientific research, including writing proposals, serve as task monitor for contract and grantee research staff, and publish and present research in peer-reviewed journals and at scientific meetings.
- Coordinate end-to-end satellite ocean remote sensing research/development within NESDIS, across NOAA, execute NESDIS / The Center for Satellite Applications and Research (STAR) Science and Technology road maps and research project plans.
- Collaborate with various (STAR) Science Teams in the proposals, evaluation, staging, testing, publication, documentation and transitioning of research to operations of satellite oceanographic data and data products consistent with NOAA’s mission goals and strategic plans.
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The Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation (JCSDA) is pleased to announce that we are planning the first public, open-source release of the Joint Effort for Data assimilation Integration (JEDI) system this fall.
The proposed initial release of JEDI intends to feature:
Source code on publicly accessible JCSDA Github repository under open-source license
Code needed to run observation operators (aka, H(x) as shown in our near-real-time monitoring application) with GFS and GEOS model backgrounds
Code required for the JEDI Academy tutorials
A container equipped with the environment to pull JEDI source code from GitHub, build necessary executables, and run data through H(x) for a single data assimilation cycle
Documentation and self-paced tutorials posted on the JCSDA website
Limited user support will be provided via a dedicated forum monitored by the JEDI users and developers community.
The target release date, pending Management Oversight Board (MOB) approval, is October 2020. Future JEDI Academy training sessions will take advantage of the publicly posted code for practical sessions, allowing users to apply what they learn at the Academy to their own JEDI pursuits with ease.