Remote Sensing Technicians
Also called: IP/Mosaic Technician, Production Manager, Project Manager, Research Associate
What they do:Apply remote sensing technologies to assist scientists in areas such as natural resources, urban planning, or homeland security. May prepare flight plans or sensor configurations for flight trips.
On the job, you would:
- Collect geospatial data, using technologies such as aerial photography, light and radio wave detection systems, digital satellites, or thermal energy systems.
- Verify integrity and accuracy of data contained in remote sensing image analysis systems.
- Integrate remotely sensed data with other geospatial data.
Math and Science
Engineering and Technology
Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
People and Technology Systems
Ideas and Logic
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Analytical or scientific software
Map creation software
Computer aided design CAD software
New job opportunities are very likely in the future.
per year, on average
This work is part of the green economy.
See more details at O*NET OnLine about remote sensing technicians.