Science & Technology ยป Precision Agriculture

Geospatial Data Scientist

Description

Geospatial data scientists develop techniques that allow them to turn data into maps that are utilised to identify areas of crops at risk. This affords growers the opportunity to treat specifically targeted areas of a paddock, allowing them to increase yield and reduce wastage of expensive treatment products. 

Employment Levels
Requirements
START
Bachelor of Agricultural Science
Compulsory
Bachelor of Computer Science
Compulsory
Bachelor of Science (Geographic Information Science)
Compulsory
Geospatial Data Scientist
Master of Science
Recommended
Senior Geospatial Data Scientist
PhD
Recommended
Research Manager
Master of Business Administration
Recommended
General Manager
Executive Manager
Chief Executive Operations

Activities

  • Design and test algorithms that provide mapping technologies
  • Apply geospatial intelligence and multi-spectral images to prepare and maintain maps of farms and broader geographic areas
  • Stay abreast of research on future trends in data quantity and quality

Locations

  • Precision equipment and software retailers, agronomy businesses, government departments and grower groups
  • Country and City
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