Seismologist (2113)






University of Manitoba

-Calendar and Registration Guide

-Geological Sciences - Faculty of Earth, Environment & Resources
-Graduate Studies - Geological Sciences

-Geological Sciences homepage

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-National Occupational Classification

-Working in Canada - Winnipeg

-Alberta Learning Information Service -OCCinfo
-O*NET Online -detailed occupational information (U.S.)

-Geological Association of Canada

-Seismological Society of America

-What is a Seismologist? - Natural Resources Canada

-Canadian National Data Centre for Earthquake Seismology and Nuclear Explosion Monitoring

-Career as a Seismologist - Schools in the

-Seismologist Career Profile - ECO Canada

-Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada - view 'Students and Fellows' programs

Seismologists are Earth scientists, specialized in geophysics, who study the genesis and the propagation of seismic waves in geological materials. Theses geological materials can range from a laboratory sample to the Earth as a whole, from its surface to its core. (What is a Seismologist?, Natural Resources Canada)

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A bachelor's degree in a discipline that has a significant hydrology component is typically a minimum requirement although a technical diploma and significant experience may suffice in some cases. This may include programs in physical geography, civil engineering, environmental science, geology or other related discipline. Graduate degrees are required for many positions and, depending on the duties and responsibilities, some hydrologists may need a P. Eng. or P. Geo. designation.

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Date modified: May 29, 2019