Physicsts-Geophysicists

What Is It

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. The aim of geophysics is chiefly to decipher what is inside the earth based on scientific measurements near its surface.

Qualification

10+2 in PCM a degree in M.Tech in the relevant field.

Scope

This is a new and important field. The growth and salaries are lucarative here. Most jobs in geophysics are with oil companies. Some jobs are available with environmental companies, State Governments, engineering firms, and colleges and universities.