Meteorology deals in atmospheric studies to
Know and predict weather and climate. It is the examination of the atmospheric and climate conditions affecting the earth and its
B. Tech. /B. Sc.
M. Tech. /M.Sc.
12 with physics and chemistry
Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kerala.
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi.
Andhra University, Vishakhapatnam, AndhraPradesh.
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur,West Bengal.
Shivaji University, Vidyanagar, Maharashtra
SKILL REQUIRED FOR METEOROLOGY
Genuine interest in weather systems
Team working skills
Written and oral communication skills
Problem solving skills
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES FOR METEOROLOGY
The main duties of meteorologists are:
Recording and analyzing data from worldwide weather stations, satellites, radars and remote sensors
Interpreting observations of the land, sea and upper atmosphere
Providing customers (such as civil aviation companies, broadcast companies and military units) with weather reports/forecasts
Employing mathematical and physical formulae and using computer modelling applications to help make long and short range weather predictions
Researching and predicting climate change
Helping to improve weather prediction models
Writing research papers, reports, reviews and summaries
Keeping up to date with relevant scientific and technical developments