oceanographer

Code

2114.1.8

Description

Oceanographers study and perform research on matters related to the sea and oceans. Oceanographers divide their expertise in four main branches of research which are physical oceanographers whose research focus on waves and tides, chemical oceanographers whose study address the chemical constitution of sea waters, marine biologists whose focal point is the study of living organisms, ecosystems and  their interaction underwater, and geological oceanographer whose research refers to the bottom of seas and their plaques.

Alternative label

  • oceanography research scientist

  • oceanography science researcher

  • marine geologist

  • oceanography analyst

  • marine research scientist

  • oceanographers

  • marine biologist

  • oceanography scientist

  • oceanography researcher

  • marine chemist

  • oceanography research analyst

  • marine physicist

Regulatory aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: http://ec.europa.eu/growth/single-market/services/free-movement-professionals/qualifications-recognition_en

Hierarchy

Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge

Status

released

Concept URI

http://data.europa.eu/esco/occupation/4b759f0e-8fec-4cf5-80d4-d112a9fd4e51