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Remote Sensing Technicians

On the Job


Remote Sensing Technicians work under the direction of remote sensing scientists. Remote sensing is a technology that involves studying an object without making physical contact with it, such as satellite or aerial photos. Remote Sensing Technicians may assist on topics such as urban planning, natural resources, or homeland security.


Typical Work Tasks

People who work in this career often:

Typical Working Conditions


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