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2112 METEOROLOGISTS
 


    Meteorologists conduct research, improve or develop concepts, theories and operational methods related to the composition, structure and dynamics of the atmosphere, and prepare detailed or long-term weather forecasts used in aviation, shipping, agriculture and other areas and for the information of the general public.

    Tasks include:

    (a) conducting research and improving or developing concepts, theories and operational methods related to the composition, structure and dynamics of the atmosphere;

    (b) investigating direction and speed of air movements, pressures, temperatures, humidity and other phenomena such as cloud formation and precipitation, electrical disturbances or solar radiation;

    (c) studying data collected from weather stations, preparing detailed or long term weather maps and forecasts used in aviation, shipping, agriculture and other areas and for the information of the general public;

    (d) conducting experiments in fog dispersal, rain-making and other types of weather control;

    (e) preparing scientific papers and reports;

    (f) performing related tasks;

    (g) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Climatologist

  • Forecaster, weather

  • Meteorologist


   
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 Updated 10 August 2004, by VA.