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Post-Docs in Amazon #1 Hydrology Modeling and #2 River Biogeochemistry Measurements
Posted: July 28, 2014
Expires: September 26, 2014
Requisition number: FAPESP Post Docs: (1) Modeling and (2) Field-based river biogeochemistry
Science jobs from CENA (Centro de Energja Nuclear na Agricultura):
Responsibilities include: Post Doc in Hydrology/Biogeochemistry Modeling: Compiling discharge and meteorological records (including ADCP data outputs), setting up and running regional-scale hydrologic models (VIC) coupled to chemical transport, forced by regional climate models and remote sensing observations, providing input to 2-D hydrodynamic models (SisBaHia) of flow conditions across the lower Amazon. Experience with computer programming languages and working with/developing hydrologic modeling frameworks (SisBaHia), hydrological data compilation is mandatory; and remote sensing experience a plus.
Post-Doc in Field-based river Biogeochemistry: Managing field logistics/sample collections, developing protocols for deployment of Picarro 13C gas analyzer under field conditions, gas exchange, supporting measurements at Amazon and CENA labs, and compiling historic and current geochemical databases. Experience with developing and troubleshooting organic geochemistry analytical techniques and field measurements, experience compiling/organizing large databases, experience overseeing field campaign logistics. Experience in Amazon river fieldwork and Amazon institutions mandatory.
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