Nature of Work




             Marine Biology also refers to Biological Sciences or Biological .

             Oceanography. Marine Science is the general term for research .

             conducted in oceans and coastal or inland waters connected to the .

             sea. This particular field is probably the best known to the public. .

             Marine Biology deals with the study of micro and living organisms such .

             as plants, animals, viruses, and bacteria in oceans, estuaries, and .

             other bodies of salt water. In the feild of Marine Biology you plan, .

             participate in, and administer research programs for government .

             experiment stations such as private research centers, manufactoring .

             firms, and medical service industries. Tools and equipment for this .

             career includes lab animals, X-Ray and other lab equipment, .

             computers, spectrophotometers, collections of specimens, and a .

             variety of others. .

             B. Qualifications for Job.

             1. Education.


             Starting no later than high school, a Marine Biologist should .

             obtain a solid education in as many basic sciences as possible .

             including chemistry, physics, and biology. Mathematics is essential. .

             Plane geometry, trigonometry, solid geometry, and two years of .

             algebra are recommended. Good English is no less important, for .

             both written and oral reports are a big part of Marine Biology. The .

             study of a foreign language, especially French, German, or Russian .

             should begin early. Degrees in this study are offered only to college .

             graduate students. Most entry level jobs minimally require a .

             Bachelors degree in a natural science from an accredited college or .

             university. Doctoral degree holders face competition for independent .

             research positions. Those with a Bachelors degree or Masters degree .

             in biological sciences can expect better opportunities for nonresearch .

             positions. .

             2 . Personal Traits .


             In order to be a Marine Biologist or in any line of work, you .

             have to be really dedicated to your job.

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