Other Environmental Scientist

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

    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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