Geological Oceanographer

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Oceanographers are interested in mapping the sea floor and describing in features and history. They may do this by performing analysis of rock samples and by integrating the findings of other sciences such as biology, chemistry, meteorology and geology. A variety of industries utilise the work of oceanographers, these include:

  • resource and mining
  • shipbuilding and ocean transport
  • fisheries/ocean farming

Oceanography is a specialised field where post-graduate study and the completion of research is highly valued and often significantly increases employment opportunities. The willingness to travel to different locations is also important for those choosing this career path.