Apply remote sensing principles and methods to analyze data and solve problems in areas such as natural resource management, urban planning, or homeland security. May develop new sensor systems, analytical techniques, or new applications for existing systems.
Data Analytics Chief Scientist, Geospatial Intelligence Analyst, Remote Sensing Analyst, Remote Sensing Scientist, Research Scientist, Scientist, Sensor Specialist
Employment of Physical Scientists, All Other is projected to grow 4 percent from 2018 to 2028, more slowly than average compared to all occupations.
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