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What are various job roles one can get after graduating as a Geologist?

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Geologist studies the earth's composition , mainly the diffrent kinds of rock formations. There are various kinds of geologists. Depending on their arae of specialization, their job roles differs.
Enviromental Geologist - work in the areas of pollution control, urban management and waste management.
Petroleum Geologist - are involved in the exploration of oil and natural gas resources and are usually employed as petroleum consultant for drilling companies and oil industry service providers.
Hydrogeologist are mainly involved in studying about abundance, distribution , quality of ground water etc. They mainly provide consiltation for setting and construction of reservoirs and issues realted to water pollution.
Mining Geologists are involved in the exploration of ore and coal witj mine engineering organizations.
Paleonotologists work in association with biologists to analyse what the world was like in prehistoric times. They examine layers of rocks and study fossils.
Engineering Geologists provide consultation in regard to construction of dams, laying pipelines and build roafds. They also work in collaboration with geophysicts to predict eathquakes and volcanic eruptions.
Economic Geologists are involved in the explaoration for and development of metallic and non metallic natural resources such as ore, natural gas.
Marine Geologists basically work with remote sensing organizations.
Plantetary Geologist are mainly involved in exsploring the planets and solar system

Mining companiues , oil and gas exploration companies, consulting firm and civil engineering firms are some of the major employers who hire geologists.

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