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I am a full-time freelancer with more than a decade of experience in data analysis. I have participated in many projects either as a coordinator or researcher. I have engaged in many activities and gained hands-on experience by working with international institutions. I am specialized in but not limited to: - data analysis (entry, mining, extraction, visualization, modeling & management) - statistical, geospatial & classification analysis - MATLAB coding & its toolboxes use. - data quality control/quality assurance applications - product calibration & validation - research & project development - proofreading as well as academic, technical report and content writing I am well organized, keen to details and highly motivated professional with strong work ethic. I am an ambitious team player and a quick learner who performs the job without compromising on quality. For details (CV, projects, etc.) visit my web page at: [login to view URL] İbrahim SÖNMEZ, PhD
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Experience

Associate Professor

May 2013 - Oct 2016 (3 years)

I served as the Department Chair in Dept. of Meteorology. In the meanwhile, I got experienced in writing project proposals and coordinated the following national/international projects: • ‘METEOSAT Second Generation fire product enhancement using regionalized thresholds’. • ‘Building a satellite based atmospheric products database and cloudiness atlas generation ’. • ‘Validation of the EUMETSAT (European Meteorological Satellites) satellite soil moisture products over Turkey'

Assistant Professor

Nov 2011 - May 2013 (1 year)

I was the founding Department Chair in Department of Meteorology. During this period, I focused mainly on the fulfillment of the academical and technical background of the department. I also lectured the following two classes: • ‘Computer Programming in MATLAB’ • ‘Meteorological Observations and Measurement Techniques’

Research Scientist

Aug 2005 - Nov 2011 (6 years)

I was the coordinator of the following projects: • ‘Quality assurance/control system design for the Synoptic Observing Sites' observation’ • ‘Quality assurance/control system design for the Automated Weather Observing Sites (AWOS) observations’ I was also a researcher in EUMETSAT (European Meteorological Satellites) ‘Hydrological Satellite Application Facility (H-SAF) Project’ dedicated to satellite-derived product generation for operational hydrology and water management.

Research Assistant

Jun 2003 - Jun 2005 (2 years)

During my PhD degree study in Texas Tech University, I was a Research Assistant in "West Texas Mesonet Project". My responsibility in this project is to write codes to perform Quality Assurance/Quality Control tests for the West Texas Mesonet parameters and provide the necessary flag information.

Education

B.Sc

1992 - 1996 (4 years)

M.Sc.

1998 - 2000 (2 years)

Ph.D.

2000 - 2005 (5 years)

Publications

Determination Of Proper Site Spacing Density: Power Spectrum&True Field Error Variance Approaches

İ. Sönmez, 2009 : Determination Of The Proper Site Spacing Density : Correlation, Power Spectrum, and True Field Error Variance Approaches, VDM Verlag Dr. Müller Aktiengesellschaft & Co. KG Publishing, Saarbrücken, Germany, 126p.

Snow-covered area determination based on satellite-derived probabilistic snow cover maps

Tekeli A.E., Sönmez İ., E. Erdi, 2016: Snow-covered area determination based on satellite-derived probabilistic snow cover maps, Arabian Journal of Geosciences, 9:198, DOI: 10.1007/s12517-015-2149-0

Validation of the Meteosat Second Generation fire monitoring product using ground data over Turkey

Sönmez İ., A.E. Tekeli, E. Erdi, F. Demir, M. Arslan, 2014 : Validation of the Meteosat Second Generation (MSG) fire monitoring product using ground observations over Turkey, Arabian Journal of Geosciences, 7(8):3389–3398, DOI: 10.1007/s12517-013-1039-6.

Validation service of the hydrological SAF geostationary and polar satellite precipitation products

This paper is based on the European Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT) ‘Hydrological Satellite Application Facility (H-SAF) Project’ where I participated as the researcher. Puca S, F. Porcu, A. Rinollo, ..., İ. Sönmez, ..., F. Gattari, 2014: The validation service of the hydrological SAF geostationary and polar satellite precipitation products, Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 14: 871-889, doi:10.5194/nhess-14-871-2014.

Quality control tests for western Turkey Mesonet

This paper summarizes the quality control/assurance procedures applied for the Turkish State Automated Weather Observing Systems (AWOS) which I coordinated. Sönmez İ., 2013 : Quality control tests for western Turkey Mesonet , Meteorological Applications, 20(3): 330-337, doi: 10.1002/met.1286.

Rainfall regions classification in Turkey by K-Means method related with North Atlantic Oscillation

This paper focuses on reclassification of rainfall regions of Turkey by K-Means methodology and their temporal variability in relation to North Atlantic Oscillation(NAO) Sönmez İ., A.Ü. Kömüşcü, 2011: Reclassification of rainfall regions of Turkey by K-Means methodology and their temporal variability in relation to North Atlantic Oscillation(NAO), Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 106(3): 499-510 doi: 10.1007/s00704-011-0449-1

Fire monitoring tool for EUMETSAT's active fire product over Turkey using Google-Earth

This paper is based on the visualization of the fire product of the European Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT) using the Google-Earth media. Sönmez İ., E. Erdi, A.E. Tekeli, F. Demir, M. Arslan, 2011 : Foogle: Fire monitoring tool for EUMETSAT's active fire product over Turkey using Google-Earth, Geomatics, Natural Hazards and Risk, 2(1): 1-13. doi: 10.1080/19475705.2010.532974

Validation studies of EUMETSAT's Active Fire Monitoring Product for Turkey

Tekeli A. E., İ. Sönmez, E. Erdi,, F. Demir, 2009 : Validation studies of EUMETSAT's Active Fire Monitoring Product for Turkey, International Journal of Wildland Fire, 18(5), 517–526. doi:10.1071/WF07088

The West Texas Mesonet: A Technical Overview

Schroeder, J. L., W. S. Burgett, K. B. Haynie, İ. Sönmez, G. D. Skwira, A. L. Doggett, and J. W. Lipe, 2005: The West Texas Mesonet: A Technical Overview. J. Atmos. Oceanic. Technol., 22(2): 211–222. doi:10.1175/JTECH-1690.1

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