Climatologists study the average change in weather and climate from a long-term perspective. They research and analyse historic weather conditions in order to forecast climatic conditions trends such as changes in temperature, global warming, or regional evolutive weather conditions. They use these findings for advising on environmental policy, construction, agricultural projects, and societal matters.

Alternative label

  • climate scholar

  • climate science researcher

  • climate research scientist

  • climatology analyst

  • climate scientist

  • climatology science researcher

  • climatology research scientist

  • climatology researcher

  • climatology scholar

  • climate researcher

  • climatology research analyst

  • climatologists

  • climatology scientist

  • climate analyst

  • climate research analyst

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