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Environmental Data Scientist

Analyze large amounts of relevant data to enable the understanding of the environment largely related to climate change enabling the addressing of factors that are affecting it.

Development of novel approaches to data management that allows for faster, more efficient work.
For environmental risk assessment and systems, gather pertinent data on ecotoxicity, biodegradation and physical-chemical qualities.
Ensure that data and related documentation are stored correctly following internal governance.
Examine existing data and double-check that materials and databases contain the most up-to-date relevant information.
Some of the specialties within this discipline are
Biosphere monitoring and analysis, so including ecology, hydrology, oceanography, glaciology and soil science.
Climate change and the follow on societal impacts.
Compliance with Environmental policy.
Looking at renewable energy, resource management, land use relating to agriculture and so food supply.
Water cycle which also includes climatology and meteorology

Ability to understand data management using excellent computer skills to create spreadsheets and databases
Detail-oriented and organized with expert problem-solving skills
Ability to work efficiently independently or on a team
Provide customer service and data collection through various means including telecommunications, internet research and database systems
Possess knowledge of GIS (Geographic Information System) and other statistical software
Identify and collect data either quantitative or qualitative relating to the specific need of the analysis to be carried out
Create reports using graphs, maps and drawing
Present findings to corporate and government bodies
Make predictions and recommendations based on information collected
Occasional field trips may be necessary
Keep up to date with all levels of environmental laws from local to and global reach