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I Am A...Natural Resource Economist

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Detailed Description

Welcome to the “I Am A(n)..." series, a whiteboard animation video series highlighting USGS careers. The concept is to show "what society (or my mom) thinks I do" compared with "what I really do." One image captures a more whimsical representation of a "scientist" in a particular field and the second demonstrates a more accurate representation of what that professional really “looks” like at work.

This video is about a natural resource economist (i.e. someone who studies the value of features in the natural world).


  • eco- = “house”
  • -nomos = “account”
  • -ist = “person”
  • (i.e. “house manager”)

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