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Natural Resources Research Technician

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources - Madison, WI

Type: Limited Term
Posted: 01/17/2013
Deadline to apply: 02/08/2013
Payrate: $16.00 per hour

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Employment Announcement


Contact: Ron Gatti

Location: DNR Science Operations Center, 2801 Progress Rd, Madison, WI  53716

Telephone Number: (608) 221-6348

Hourly Rate: $16.000 per hour.

Duration: Approximately March 4, 2013  to August 2, 2013

Job Description: This position will assist in a research evaluation of the Glacial Habitat Restoration Program. The position will use multiple scenes, dates, and years of LANDSAT satellite data along with ancillary GIS data layers in ArcGIS and remote sensing analysis software (ENVI or ERDAS) to produce a landcover data layer for a broad landscape in southeast Wisconsin (90% of duties). The resulting landcover layer will then be compared with 1990 landcover to quantify changes relating to grassland and wetland restoration (10% of duties).

Knowledge Required: Applicant should have college training in remote sensing.  Required experience working with ENVI or ERDAS remote sensing and ArcGIS software to integrate satellite raster data and perform classifications with ground-truth datasets, ability to interpret maps, and demonstrated organizational skills.  Desired experience in scientific research.

Application Deadline: February 8, 2013

To Apply: Submit Form 9100-162 LTE Application (hard copy also available at most DNR offices) , resume, cover letter and references to:

Ron Gatti
2801 Progress Rd
Madison, WI 53716


RE: Job Code 7906

Application materials will be reviewed and the most qualified candidates will be invited for an interview.

Additional Information: none.

For more information: Research Technician



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