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Oceanographers

Description

Study the composition, structure, ecosystem and other physical aspects of the earth's oceans. May use geological, physics, and mathematics knowledge in exploration for aquaculture, oil, gas, minerals, or underground water; or in waste disposal, land reclamation, or other environmental and scientific problems.

Other titles in this work field include:

  • aquatic chemist
  • biological oceanographer
  • chemical oceanographer
  • marine geophysicist
  • ocean scientist
  • oceanographer
  • physical oceanographer


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