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Do you want to help care for Earth? A hydrologist is someone who studies water. Hydrologists study water in lakes, rivers, ponds, streams, and even under the ground. Hydrologists test water to make sure it is clean and safe for plants and animals. They also study how water flows. They work to stop floods.

Environmental Scientists and Hydrologists
Web page from the U.S. Dept. of Labor. Entries are detailed and informative.

USGS - Careers in Hydrology
USGS web page that describes the skills needed to pursue a career in hydrology. What are the basic requirements?

Careers in Hydrology
Hydrologists work on projects as varied as the collection and analysis of water-related data.