Geographer: Studies and analyzes distributions of physical and cultural phenomena on local, regional, continental, and global scales. Evaluates the relationships of geography, political phenomena, variations in climate, vegetation, animals, soil, landforms, culture, health care, environment, and their implications for human activity. Excludes paraprofessional positions.
Notices nature and use of areas of the Earth's surface, relating and interpreting interactions of physical and cultural phenomena. Researches physical and climatic aspects of area or region, making direct observation of landforms, climates, soils, plants, and animals within area under study and incorporating available knowledge from related scientific fields, such as physics, geology, oceanography, meteorology, and biology. Studies human activities within given area, such as ethnic distribution, economic activity, and political organization. May act as adviser or consultant to governments and international organizations on subjects, such as economic exploitation of regions and determination of ethnic and natural boundaries between nations or administrative areas. May use surveying equipment or meteorological instruments. May construct and interpret maps, graphs, and diagrams. May specialize in particular branch of cultural geography, such as economic, political, urban, social, or historical geography. (Source: eDOT Job Description) [-] Less
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