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Government Organisations & Research Councils

Governmental and non-governmental organisations, such as the Environment Agency and British Geological Survey respectively, employ a significant number of geologists with diverse expertise. They are important in informing governmental policy on matters relating to Earth science and the natural environment. Almost all have a form of post-graduate qualification, and many have studied to PhD level.

Roles & career profiles

Examples of geoscientists employed in this sector include:

Hydrogeologist

Environmental Consultant

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Geochemist

Geochronologist

Stratigrapher

Micropalaeontologist


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