Australia Visa  
 
Australia Visa Online    
 
 
  How It Works ?  
  » Select Your Visa  
     
  Skilled Migrant Visa  
  Visa Requirements  
  Skilled Occupations  
  List of Occupations  
  Bonus Occupations  
  Processing Time  
  Costs  
  Visa Entitlements  
  Visa Sub-classes  
  :: Other Visas  
  Tourist Visa  
  Business Visa  
  Visitor Visa  
  Live In Australia Visa  
  Migrate To Australia  
  » Other Info  
  Australian Embassy  
  Australian ETA  
  About Us  
  Contact Us  
  Links  
 
  Australian Visa Services
 

Geophysicist

 
««- Back  
 
General Overview:

Studies physical aspects of the earth to determine its structure and composition, locate minerals, petroleum or ground water and to detect, monitor and forecast seismic, magnetic, electrical, thermal and oceanographic activity.

Tasks Include:

  • conducts surveys of variations in the earth's gravitational and magnetic fields to determine its physical features
  • investigates the propagation of seismic waves to determine the structure and stability of the earth's mantle and crust
  • studies the causes of earthquakes and other stress states of the earth's crust
  • performs laboratory and field studies, and airborne, ground and drill hole surveys
  • analyses and interprets data from studies to assist in locating water, petroleum or mineral-bearing structures and determining the structure, composition and evolution of sub-surface rocks
  • investigates the physical properties of rocks under laboratory conditions
  • prepares or supervises the preparation of laboratory reports and scientific papers
  • may supervise and coordinate the work of technical officers and technicians
  • may study the physical aspects of oceans such as density, temperature, salinity, water circulation, light and sound transmission
 
Australian Immigration & Visa Information For Some Other Occupations
 
 
 
««- Back  
 
 
 
 
Copyright© Australian Visa Pty Ltd 2019