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Occupational Classification System Manual

Major Occupational Groups: A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | K
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MOG A—Professional Occupations
Natural Scientists
A076 PHYSICAL SCIENTISTS N.E.C.
Include all physical scientists not specifically listed under MOG A. Include the following occupations:

Environmental Scientists—-Conduct research studies to develop theories or methods of abating or controlling sources of environmental pollutants, utilizing knowledge of principles and concepts of various scientific and engineering disciplines. Collect, synthesize, and analyze data derived from pollution emission measurements, atmospheric monitoring, meteorological and mineralogical information, and soil or water samples. May be designated as an Air Pollution, Soils, or Water Quality Analyst.

Geographers—-Study nature and use of areas of earth's surface. Relate and interpret interactions of physical and cultural phenomena. May construct and interpret maps, graphs, and diagrams. May specialize in particular branch of cultural geography such as economic, political, urban, social or historic geography.

Last modified: October 16, 2001