Federal Jobs for Geophysics Majors

U.S. Office of Personnel Management

Geophysics explores the physics behind the processes that formed the earth (and other planets). Seismology is the study of earthquakes and the movement of vibrations through the interior of the planet. Courses cover such topics as earthquake forecasting, thermodynamics (the physics of heat), and lab simulations of geological processes (source: Below is a list of federal jobs appropriate for geophysics majors.


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