Career as a Soil Scientist
Soil Scientists use their research findings to help solve a range of soil management issues such as which crops to grow in which type of soil as well as restoring endangered ecosystems by finding ways to increase soil fertility. As a soil scientist, you will be collecting soil samples and recording your observations. Your observations will also deal with soil-related issues such as climate change, agricultural production, human health, and biodiversity. You will also be providing expert advice to professionals in other fields such as archaeologists, construction engineers, and environmental conservationists.