Posted by Chris M Thursday, August 7, 2008

Geoscience careers in Science

The current issue of Science has a entire section on geoscience careers an issue that has been receiving some attention on other geoscience blogs recently.
When hydrogeologists talk about their field, one word keeps coming up: "recession-proof." While geologists in the energy and mineral industries face roller-coaster hiring-and-firing cycles, those who study the movement and chemistry of water seeping through rocks and sediment find demand for their expertise almost as steady as the flow of groundwater itself.