Oceanographer

Who needs spaceships when you have the ocean? By: Ben Madden

Overview

Oceanographers work in laboratories or in water, they study plants and animals. They also help predict weather and they help improve fishery. There will be about a 15 percent increase in jobs in the next five years.

Where do they work?

They work in laboratories and they work in places near the ocean. They can also teach at universities and schools where oceanography courses are taught.
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Where can I learn about oceanography?

Pros and Cons

Pros:

1.) You can work in the ocean.

2.) You can study different kinds of wildlife and even find new fish or wildlife.

3.) You can work with a bunch of different kinds of machinery.

4.) You make 70,080 dollars per year.


Cons:

1.) The jobs are near water so unless the place you like is near water you can't work there.

2.) There are no local oceanography jobs.

3.) You are working with fish and the ocean so you will smell like fish.

Groups you could join.

These are two groups you can join!


National Oceanography Centre
University of Southampton Waterfront Campus
European Way
Southampton SO14 3ZH
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)23 8059 6666


Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093





Job advertisement.

Do you like water? Do you like sea life? Then you should become an oceanographer. You can work in submarines or in laboratories and study the ocean. You will make about 70,080 dollars a year. If you want to have a better chance at being hired you should have a masters degree in oceanography. By the time we are seniors in high school there will be a 15 percent increase in jobs. Call 1-800-455-1134 for information on how to get hired.
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