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RAP opportunity at Naval Research Laboratory     NRL

Leveraging Smallsats to Improve Atmospheric Prediction


Naval Research Laboratory, CA, Marine Meteorology

opportunity location
64.16.66.C0842 Monterey, CA 939435502


name email phone
Hui W. Christophersen 831-656-4027


This project is to develop new techniques required to maximize the extraction of information from SmallSats observations and account for their novel characteristics.  The focus of the research is on adaptive sampling and dynamic uncertainty estimation using both statistical approaches and machine learning methods. 


Christophersen, H., W. Campbell, S. Swadely, et al. (2023). Leveraging SmallSats to improve atmospheric prediction. 103rd AMS, Denver, CO. 

Campbell W., H. Christophersen, L. Satterfield, D. Sidoti. (2023). A strategy for assimilating data from microsats.  ITSC24, Tromso, Norway.

key words
Data assimilation; SmallSats; adaptive sampling; uncertainty quantification; machine learning; verification and validation


Citizenship:  Open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents
Level:  Open to Postdoctoral applicants


Base Stipend Travel Allotment Supplementation
$102,489.00 $3,000.00
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