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Oceanography Research

Taxonomy Code: TR-6500.6500-600

Programs that conduct research which uses the principles of geology and geophysics, in addition to biology and chemistry, to study the world's oceans and coastal waters including the motion and circulation of the ocean waters; the physical and chemical properties of the oceans; and how these properties affect coastal areas, climate and weather. Scientists working in this area include chemical oceanographers who study the distribution of chemical compounds and chemical interactions that occur in the ocean and on the sea floor; geological and geophysical oceanographers who study the topographic features and the physical makeup of the ocean floor; and physical oceanographers who study the ocean tides, waves, currents, temperatures, density and salinity, and examine the interaction of various forms of energy such as light, radar, sound, heat and wind with the sea in addition to investigating the relationship between the sea, weather and climate.

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