Oceanography

1.What is oceanography?

Oceanography




Oceanography is the scientific study of the earth’s oceans. They study the seafloor, seawater, and sea life.

How long do you have to go to school to be an oceanographer?



To be an oceanographer you have to go to school for a minimum of 4 years. You can go to school for longer to be able to get more experience.

What is the salary of an oceanographer?



The average yearly salary for an oceanographer is $62,463 per year. Oceanographers with more experience could possibly make up to $120,000 a year.

What do they do?



Oceanographers specialize in biology, chemistry, engineering, geology, and physics. Oceanographers gather information using research ships, submarines, robotic vehicles, and various collecting tools and measuring instruments.

Where do they work?

Oceanographers work in many different locations. They work in the ocean, the pacific or the atlantic.

Citation

1.MLA "Oceanography." World Book Student. World Book, 2016. Web. 10 May 2016.

2.http://www.environmentalscience.org/career/oceanographer

3.http://www.payscale.com/research/US/Job=Oceanographer/Salary

4. MLA:

"Oceanography." World Book Student. World Book, 2016. Web. 10 May 2016.

5.MLA:

"Oceanography." World Book Student. World Book, 2016. Web. 10 May 2016.


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