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19-3092 Geographers

Study the nature and use of areas of the Earth's surface, relating and interpreting interactions of physical and cultural phenomena. Conduct research on physical aspects of a region, including land forms, climates, soils, plants, and animals, and conduct research on the spatial implications of human activities within a given area, including social characteristics, economic activities, and political organization, as well as researching interdependence between regions at scales ranging from local to global.

Illustrative examples: Political Geographer, GIS Geographer, Geomorphologist, Economic Geographer

Broad Occupation: 19-3090 Miscellaneous Social Scientists and Related Workers
Minor Group: 19-3000 Social Scientists and Related Workers
Major Group: 19-0000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations

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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010