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Careers In Meteorology

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Dr. Seuss said: “The storm starts, when the drops start dropping; When the drops stop dropping then the storm starts stopping.” What a lovely way to explain what a storm is to a little child!

It is lot more complicated to explain the weather to adults. Weather plays an important role in every person’s life. Every vocation as well as every day’s activities is affected by weather. The person who keeps us in the know about the weather is the meteorologist, more commonly known as the weatherman or weatherwoman. Meteorology is the study of the Earth’s atmosphere and its conditions that alter the weather. It is the study that enables the forecast of rain, snow, storms and other phenomena of nature.

What do you think of a career in atmosphere and weather study? What do you want to know about a career in meteorology?

“In some respects, meteorology has become applied mathematics, so a solid background in math is essential. Young people who plan careers in meteorology should take as many math courses as possible, starting in middle school,” suggests ‘infoplease.com’.

Meteorology is a serious vocation. This ClipBook has been designed to explain all there is to know about a career in meteorology. A video of Alan Sealls, a popular meteorologist, explaining the character of his vocation, is also a part of this ClipBook. You could not hope for a more comprehensive read on the topic.

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What Is Meteorology?

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The Study Of Metereology

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How Do I Become A Meteorologist?

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Faqs: Careers In Meteorology

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A Detailed Understanding Of The Field

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From The Expert

In this interview, Alan Sealls, a chief meteorologist, discusses his typical day at work, the qualifications needed for the job, the best and worst parts of the job, and some advice that can be used by students considering this line of work...

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