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What does a geodesist do?

April 11, 2017

Geodesists measure and monitor the Earth to determine the exact coordinates of any point. Using a wide variety of tools, both on the land and in space, geodesists are experts at measuring things. Here are […]

What is aquaculture?

April 4, 2017

Aquaculture is the breeding, rearing, and harvesting of fish, shellfish, plants, algae and other organisms in all types of water environments. As the demand for seafood has increased, technology has made it possible to grow […]

What does an oceanographer do?

March 27, 2017

An oceanographer studies the ocean. Oceanography covers a wide range of topics, including marine life and ecosystems, ocean circulation, plate tectonics and the geology of the sea floor, and the chemical and physical properties of the […]

What is hydrography?

March 24, 2017

Hydrography is the science that measures and describes the physical features of bodies of water. Hydrography is the science that measures and describes the physical features of the navigable portion of the Earth’s surface and […]

What is marine biogeography?

March 22, 2017

Marine biogeography is the study of marine species, the geographic distribution of their habitats, and the relationships between living organisms and the environment. By mapping benthic habitats, studying what occurs on the bottom of a […]