A geospatial analytics scientist assess, integrate, manipulate and extract data from GPS and other databases to improve software platforms used in precision agriculture.
What responsibilities will I have?
What education and training is required?
A master’s degree in agricultural engineering, civil engineering, computer science or geographic information systems.
To pursue a career as a geospatial analytics scientist:
The following high school courses are recommended: agricultural education, a focus on higher level mathematics, biology, geography and computer courses.
Where can I work?
Geospatial analytics scientists work for the government and for agriculture companies working on precision agriculture platforms, including agriculture equipment manufactures.
Future Job Market / Outlook
The job outlook for a geospatial analytics scientist will be great over the next five years.
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