PhD - Multi and hyperspectral PRISMA remote sensing data for retrieving crop biophysical variables and topsoil properties in agricultural fields
Date added: 23 July 2019
Organization: University of Tuscia and CNR Institute of Methodologies for Environmental Analysis
Location: Rome, Italy
The goal of the research that will be carried out by the candidate is the use of models for retrieving crop biophysical variables and topsoil properties from optical satellite data: PRISMA (the Italian hyperspectral satellite mission, recently launched by the Italian Space Agency ASI) and Sentinel-2 (Copernicus) by the:
The work will be carried out within the ARS01_00405 "Innovative OT technologies for the study of the climate change impacts of on the environment", moreover international cooperation activities are expected during the PhD.
The PhD is 3 years long.
Eligibility and desired competences:
The interested candidates should get in touch as soon as possible with Dr. Stefano Pignatti (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Prof. Raffaele Casa (email@example.com), by sending a CV and the names of 2 reference persons, in order to arrange a informal Skype call, during which further details of the application process will be given.