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Marine Biologists. The Life of a Marine Biologist. Marine Biologists study biotic organisms and the interaction between them and their environment Marine Biologists specifically study salt-water organisms

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the life of a marine biologist
The Life of a Marine Biologist
  • Marine Biologists study biotic organisms and the interaction between them and their environment
  • Marine Biologists specifically study salt-water organisms
  • Oceanographers are considered a type of Marine Biologist and study different parts of the ocean ( including the floor and the different zones)
  • To be a Marine biologist, you must be interested in aquatic activities such as scuba diving.
what s the education requirements
What’s the Education Requirements?
  • A Ph. D is required for independent research
  • Depending on the type of work you will be pursuing, a Bachelor’s Degree in Marine Biology will be required
  • In college, you would major in biology, as well as possibly minor in chemistry and physics
the location and workplace nature of work
The Location and Workplace(Nature of Work)
  • Depending on what you are working on, you could be out in the seas, or working in a laboratory or an office
  • If you are out at sea, you could be in any of the oceans, or seas and either on a boat, in the water, or both!
  • While working in a lab or office, you will see many microscopes and computers, as well as dangerous toxins and organisms
what is the salary
What is the salary?

* Going out on an experiment, or investigating a new job, is an additional payment to the average salary for that payment

miscellaneous info
Miscellaneous Info

Main Tools used in Marine Biology:

  • Computers and specialized software
  • Microscopes
  • Photography Equipment including cameras
  • Scuba Diving Gear
  • Boats and other water mobiles
why does all of this matter
Why does all of this matter?
  • Marine Biologists are the people who give us information about marine life and about the entire planet
  • With Marine Biology, we can understand
    • Pollution
    • Climate Change
    • Alternate Energy Sources
    • Human Health ( such as air availability)
bibliography
Bibliography
  • www.google.com
  • http://www.the-aps.org/education/k-12misc/careers.htm
  • http://www.umanitoba.ca/counselling/careers.html
  • http://www.bls.gov/OCO/

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