Overview

Hydrologists study water and the water cycle. They use their expertise to solve problems in the areas of water quality or availability. Hydrologists work in the field and in offices and laboratories.

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A Conversation With Richard M. Vogel, Professor And Hydrologist www.theatlantic.com

I'm a hydrologist but I sometimes consider myself an odds maker because I estimate the likelihood of floods, droughts, and other calamities caused by one of the most powerful forces on Earth -- water -- and look for ways to prevent catastrophic damage.

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Introduction To Hydrology www.michigan.gov

Water is one of our most important natural resources. Without it, there would be no life on earth. The lifestyle we have become accustomed to depends heavily upon having plenty of cheap, clean water available as well as an inexpensive, safe way to dispose of it after use.

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Employment Stats

Bachelor's degree required

Growing by 10.4% over the next 8 years

$79K Average annual salary