Researcher: Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) and Land Monitoring

The Earth Observation and Environmental Informatics Team, Wageningen Environmental Research (WENR), Wageningen University & Research – WUR, Wageningen, Netherlands
Deadline: February 28, 2020

Your work will have an emphasis on Remote Sensing-enabled Essential Biodiversity Variables (RS-EBVs) including plant traits such as phenology, biomass, vegetation height and structure, next to monitoring agriculture, crop classifications, crop area estimates, identification farming activities such as mowing, crop yield estimation, and environmental variables (all related to CAP). You will integrate Radar and Optical remote sensing by software engineering (including programming) in applications (e.g. with Sentinel 1 and 2).

Requirements Include:

  • preferably a PhD degree in a SAR domain related to environmental monitoring
  • broad experience in SAR remote sensing
  • proven experience in land monitoring using SAR satellite imagery, SAR technology and calibration, SAR Processing, SAR Data Evaluation and Modeling;
  • Experience with machine and/or deep learning algorithms
  • proficient in English

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