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Definition: Someone from a science discipline (biology, chemistry, physics, earth science) who studies aspects of the physical and chemical processes of the oceans and potentially their influence on marine life and ecosystems.
Definition (More Info): National Ocean Science
• MUN - Physics and Physical Oceanography
• MUN - Earth Science Joint Honours Geophysics & Physical Oceanography
First Credential: A graduate degree in oceanography, marine biology, biochemistry, hydrogeology or a closely related field.
PayScale (US) (Jan 2016): Range: $40,547 - $110,937. Median: $62,462. (USD)
Salary (More Info): PayScale (US): Oceanographer
Related Specialties: Marine biologist, Meteorologist, Geophysicist, Meteorologist, Earth scientist, Physicist.
Professional Associations: Canadian Meteorological & Oceanographic Society
Other Resources: Eco Canada - Oceanographer