Meteorologists and climatologists analyze and forecast weather, provide consultation on atmospheric phenomena and conduct research into the processes and phenomena of weather, climate and atmosphere. They are employed by all levels of government, natural resources and utility companies, the media and private consulting firms, or they may be self-employed. (NOC Online)
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A bachelor's or master's degree in meteorology, atmospheric sciences or in a related field is required. A doctoral degree is usually required for employment as a research scientist in meteorology. (National Occupation Classification)
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Date modified: July 8, 2020