Geophysics


Geophysics, a branch of Earth sciences, is the study of the Earth by quantitative physical methods, especially by seismic, electromagnetic, and radioactivity methods. The theories and techniques of geophysics are employed extensively in the planetary sciences in general.



Careers

Physicists and Astronomers
Wage: $147,450
10 Year Growth Rate: 8.0%
Education Requirements:
Doctoral or professional degree
Atmospheric and Space Scientists
Wage: $94,570
10 Year Growth Rate: 8.0%
Education Requirements:
Bachelor's degree