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Geological / Geophysical Engineering

Geological and Geophysical Engineers draw on the science of geology to study the earth, using engineering principles to seek and develop deposits of natural resources and design foundations for large buildings, bridges, and other structures. Geological engineers solve engineering problems and design engineering systems with, on, and in geological materials, while, at the same time, protecting the environment. They might design structures in soil and rock for dams or tunnel construction.

Related engineering fields include Civil, Mineral, Mining, and Petroleum.


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Women in Engineering
The Coalition for Science After School
American Mathematical Society
National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering
Association For Women In Science
NATIONAL GIRLS COLLABORATIVE PROJECT Advancing the Agenda in Gender Equity for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

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