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Montana State University
P.O. Box 172360
Bozeman, MT 59717-2360

Tel: (406) 994-4288
Fax: (406) 994-7580
E-mail: lands@montana.edu
Location: 2-205 Wilson Hall

Dean:

Nicol C. Rae
nicol.rae@montana.edu

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Careers with a Degree in Earth Sciences

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What Can I Do With a Major in Geography?

What Can I Do With a Degree in Geography? VIDEO

People with degrees in Earth Sciences find careers in these areas:

• Avalanche forecasting
• Cartography
• Climatology
• Environmental impact assessment
• Environmental analysis
• Geographic information analysis
• Hazardous waste disposal
• Hydrology
• Land use planning
• Locational analysis
• Petroleum industry
• Policy analysis
• Pollution control
• Remote sensing
• Resource & hazard assessment
• Resource exploration & development
• Snow engineering
• Snow-melt hydrology
• Water resource development & planning

A degree in Earth Sciences also prepares students for graduate work in this discipline; graduate degrees are typically required for professional participation in the field.

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