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PhD student position in SAR remote sensing at VTT, due December 31

PhD student position available in radar remote sensing at VTT in Helsinki, Finland.

VTT is launching an international graduate school in the beginning of 2010 to attract young, motivated researchers. One position is available in the Earth Observation team in Helsinki, Finland for a PhD student interested in developing SAR (Synthetic Aperture Radar) based applications of remote sensing. Results of this research work can be used in many application fields but the main focus is in forest mapping.
At the moment, climate change is one of the driving factors of the studies.
If you are interested, please follow the link to VTT Graduate School's website and contact Dr. Yrjö Rauste ( , +358 20 722 6286).
Please apply before the 31st of December 2009 by filling in your application at
Feel free to circulate this message to anyone who could be interested in applying. Apologies for possible cross posting.
Short description of the activities of the Earth Observation team can be found at

Best regards, Yrjö Rauste