Soil scientists conduct research into the composition, distribution and evolution of soils (NOC). They study the interaction of soils with organisms, animals and plants, and the management of soil resources for agricultural production and environmental protection. Soil scientists are employed by: post-secondary schools; federal, provincial and municipal government departments and research centres; fertilizer companies; engineering and land appraisal firms; coal, oil, gas and forestry companies; consulting firms. (alis)
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Date modified: October 17, 2019