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Geologists and geophysicists are earth scientists. They help us to understand our place in the history of the planet. They find and develop resources like water, petroleum, natural gas and minerals. 

Earth scientists investigate natural earth processes and phenomena like the erosion of rocks caused by wind and rain, earthquakes, volcanoes and landslides. They study fossils, explore space and examine the ocean floor.

Geologists and geophysicists help solve modern problems such as waste disposal, water pollution, and finding safer water sources.

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Salaries for new geologists and geophysics graduates range from $38,000 and $42,000.





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