Environmental Scientist: Researches to identify... [+] More
Environmental Scientist: Researches to identify and abate or eliminate sources of pollutants that affect people, wildlife, and their environments. Analyzes and documents measurements and observations of air, water, soil, and other sources to make recommendations on how best to clean and preserve the environment. Designs and evaluates waste disposal sites, preserves water supplies, and reclaims contaminated land and water. Excludes paraprofessional positions.
Plans and conducts environmental research studies to develop methods or theories of abating or controlling sources of environmental pollutants, utilizing knowledge of principles and concepts of various scientific and engineering disciplines. Requires advanced study in the field of research in environmental sciences. Determines data collection methods to be employed in research projects and surveys. Plans and develops research models, using knowledge of mathematical, statistical, and physical science concepts and approaches. Identifies and analyzes sources of pollution to determine their effects. Collects and synthesizes data derived from pollution emission measurements, atmospheric monitoring, meteorological and mineralogical information, and soil or water samples. Prepares graphs, charts, and statistical models from synthesized data, using knowledge of mathematical, statistical, and engineering analysis techniques. Analyzes data to assess pollution problems, establishes standards, and develops approaches for control of pollution. (Source: eDOT Job Description) [-] Less
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