Lets Sea What Researcher's Sea.
by Ashley J
Marine Mammals Researcher.
To become a marine mammal researcher you need a good scientific background, starting in high school. It is recommended that you take every science course available, throughout high school and during your first year at university. Other subjects that are essential for finding employment are Mathematics (calculus), Computer science, English, and a foreign language. The next step after high school is university. To become a marine biologist you must obtain a B.S.Degree in a field of science. The next step is a Master's Degree specializing in Marine Mammal Science, although there are some careers in the marine mammal field that do not require a Master's degree.
|Humback Whales tail breeching water surface.|
Marine researchers at work.
|Once fully qualified Marine Mammal Scientist's get to work with mammals, in research and in lab's. Marine mammal scientists can work for a wide selection of agencies including The Navy, Coastguard and other positions in the Army, also in education. Marine mammal researcher get to travel the world and see some amazing sights. Although this career is growing in popularity it is not a great moneymaker, many scientists do the work for the satisfaction and good jobs are hard to come by. A marine researchers salary can widely vary from voluntary work to $40,000 per year. Marine Mammal Science is the study of underwater mammals, which include Dolphins, whales, Seals, Polar bears, and some carnivores. The aim of the research is to try to understand the world of these creatures.|
Seals in their natural habitat.
|The Society For Marine Mammalogy, Strategies for pursuing a career in marine mammal science.||This website gives all the information to become a marine Mammal researcher, including|
|Studying Marine Mammals, a government educational page||A short web page aimed at young childeren to show what you research and the basic questions there are when you are in this career.|
|Marine Biology Career Questionaire, an educational website.||This website is an interview with a marine biologist, with some interesting questions and answers.|
|MarineCareers.net, an informational website.||This website gives information about all types of fields in the marine science subject.|
|Vancouver Aquarium.||This webite gives brief facts on the work and life of marine biologist's, who are working in the field of marine mammals.|