Other Environmental Scientist

Other Environmental Scientists includes jobs like Environmental Educator, and Soil Scientist.

Overview

Other Environmental Scientists includes jobs like Environmental Educator, and Soil Scientist.

Day-to-day

  • studies origins, composition and distribution of soils and the materials from which soils are formed
  • investigates effect of land use practices on soil
  • analyses soil for elements and develops methods for altering soil characteristics to suit different plants
  • plans and co-ordinates management practices for the control of soil degradation due to erosion, cultivation, excess water or salinity
  • advises on moisture conservation, irrigation and drainage
  • advises on suitability of soil use for cropping, horticulture, pasture, forestry and alternative systems of land use, including waste disposal
  • advises on use of soil for engineering purposes and on restoration of soil following massive disturbances through mining and other exploitative operations.

Considerations

  • working outdoors.

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To become an Other Environmental Scientist

  • You usually need a bachelor degree in science to work as an Other Environmental Scientist. Some workers have a Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualification.

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