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What are the advantages of geology?

Geologists help build highways, predict earthquakes and volcanic eruptions and lay pipelines for natural gas and oil. For the individual who does not wish to be office-bound, geology is an ideal career since much of the geologist’s work is done in the field.

How does geology affect life?

Geology in everyday life is not restricted to resources. It is also about hazards and risk associated with rock falls, radon, landslides, quick clay, landslides and earthquakes. Geology helps us understand climate change in the past, which may help us predict future scenarios.

Is being a geologist hard?

The geology field is very interesting and rewarding, but be prepared to work long, hard days in conditions that can be challenging including thunderstorms and rain, extreme heat and cold, remote areas, downtown cities with high traffic, as well as with numerous critters including snakes, spiders, ants, etc.

Who is the highest paid geologist?

Top employers and the average salary paid to geologists include: Conoco-Phillips ($134,662) Langan Engineering and Environmental Sciences ($92,016)…As of 2020, related jobs include:

  • Environmental scientist ($69,705)
  • Geophysicist ($108,232)
  • Environmental engineer ($82,325)
  • Scientist ($100,523)
  • Staff scientist ($90,937)

Does geology require a lot of math?

Structural geology also requires math, ranging from rather easy for three dimensional stress-strain and deformation modeling to rather more difficult stereonet analysis. You mentioned petroleum geology. The math requirements for that are even more extensive.

Is geology a good career in Nigeria?

Geology is one of the leading physical science professions in Nigeria. Generally, geology is among the highest paying profession in physical sciences and those that work in oil firms earn only a little less than petroleum engineers. In fact, some even earn more in certain positions and job specifications.

How many years does it take to study geology in Nigeria?

four years