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RAP opportunity at Naval Research Laboratory     NRL

Leveraging Smallsats to Improve Atmospheric Prediction

Location

Naval Research Laboratory, CA, Marine Meteorology

opportunity location
64.16.66.C0842 Monterey, CA 939435502

Advisers

name email phone
Hui W. Christophersen hui.christophersen@nrlmry.navy.mil 831-656-4027

Description

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. 

References:

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

Eligibility

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

Stipend

Base Stipend Travel Allotment Supplementation
$94,523.00 $3,000.00
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