Meteorologists study climate processes, measure and predict weather patterns and provide consultancy services to a variety of weather information users. They work out models for weather forecasting, develop instruments to collect meteorological data and compile statistics and databases.

Alternative label

  • marine meteorologist

  • atmospheric research analyst

  • atmospheric analyst

  • meteorology scientist

  • meteorology analyst

  • atmospheric researcher

  • meteorology research analyst

  • atmospheric science researcher

  • atmospheric research scientist

  • meteorology science researcher

  • meteorology researcher

  • atmospheric scientist

  • meteorology research scientist

  • meteorologists

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