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Is geography your favourite subject? Do you love to understand and interpret different types of maps? Do you lime to study about the Earth? If yes, you should become a geographer.

Geography is a scientific study of Earth’s landscapes, peoples, places and environments.  It is a combination of social science and earth science. Geography applies the unifying vision required by many contemporary environmental and social problems. A geographer is a professional who would study the surface of the Earth, various physical locations, climate change, the distribution of the physical elements and resources on Earth.

Cartography - Geographers who specialize in this sub-category of geography make maps, charts, globes, and models.

Examples: Eratosthenes, Al Idrisi, Alexander von Humboldt, Immanuel Kant, Carl Ritter, and Arnaldo Faustini are few of the most famous geographers in the world.


What are the roles and responsibilities for Geographer?

  • Many geographers do fieldwork to gather data on the environment or the location of a site slated for development.
  • Investigate and conduct the program for exploration of sites for oil, gas, minerals.
  • Prepare and document reports.
  • Many geographers work as town planners. Town planners are employed by public and private organizations engaged in urban planning and rural development projects. 
  • Many geographers study remote sending. It includes studies of quickly changing phenomena such as floods, drought and forest fires, etc. Remote sensing satellites provide a variety of information about the earth's surface.

What are the key skills required for Geography?

  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • Map study
  • Spatial Ability

What are the career opportunities in Geography?

  • GIS Physical Scientist (Geographic Information Systems Physical Scientist)
  • Geo Scientist
  • Geographic Information Systems Program Director (GIS Program Director)
  • Supervisory Geographer
  • , Research Coordinator
  • GIS Geographer (Geographic Information Systems Geographer)
  • Geographic Information Systems Analyst (GIS Analyst)
  • Professor

What is the salary and demand for Geographer?

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3 Salary
4 Level Of Preparation

What education is required to become a Geographer?

  • Student can do 12 (Humanities). Then complete B.A (Honors) in Geography. Further you can Proceed with Masters in Geography. Further you can Proceed with Ph.D in Geography.
  • Student can do 12 (Science Stream). Then complete B.Tech in Geography. Further you can Proceed with M.Tech in Geography.
  • Student can do 12 (Any Stream ). Then complete B.A/B.Sc/B.Tech. in Geography. Further you can Proceed with Certificate in GIS Technology.

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