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These professionals perform studies on processes that occur both in the ocean and in aquatic ambiences along the coastline, with the aim of establishing strategies and activities that promote the conservation and sustainable use of natural aquatic resources, and providing responses based on scientific grounds to the problems presented by the exploitation and use of oceanic resources. Studies can be in four broad fields: physical, chemical, biological and geological oceanography.


The main functions of oceanographers are:
  • To research the structure of marine ecosystems and how they work.
  • To evaluate the dynamic processes of the marine environment such as tides, currents, sediments, waves, etc., and perform studies on the direction of currents using sea current maps.
  • To study the chemical and biological components of seawater.
  • To study the development of living beings in the ocean, their behaviour, their relationships with other species and with the marine environment.
  • To characterise an oceanic zone by using monitoring programmes and marine probes, and manage a team to obtain water data and samples and sediments from the sea bottom.
  • To analyse and process the information obtained from oceanic characterisations, and perform oceanographic monitoring and control.
  • To make predictions on the behaviour of the sea in the short and medium term.
  • To interpret tide and wave diagrams.
  • To perform environmental impact studies on the marine ecosystem.
  • To work on the planning, organisation and management of the coastline.

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