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Remote Sensing Scientists and Technologists

Experience, Skills, and Personality Traits

Remote sensing scientists and technologists usually have five or more years of prior work experience. Some employers may offer on-the-job training but it is generally expected that people in this profession already have the required skills and knowledge to do this job. Remote sensing scientists and technologists have strong technology skills and are adept at using computers and various computer software programs. They are able to gather information and data from various sources and analyze and organize it into understandable reports and documents. They have mathematical reasoning and are able to identify complex problems and come up with appropriate solutions. They are analytical thinkers who are detail oriented and thorough. The job requires integrity, dependability, and initiative. Much of the work is completed independently, however, the ability to work with colleagues and collaborate on projects with other team members is important. 

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