Green Career Spotlight: Hydro Geologist

by Lisa Thompson

Contaminated soil might not be safe soil. Hydro geologists help to determine and address these safety concerns. They figure out which projects need remediation and cleanup and which don't. Because they deal with underground contamination, decisions are based on data gathered through on-site sampling and monitoring. In this work, it's also very important to know how to use mapping and database software.


Meet Rebecca Bourdon, a hydro geologist at the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, as she describes her job and the education, training, and skills needed.


Can’t see the video? Watch it on Facebook.


Learn more about green careers at!


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s