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Job Description: 

Meteorologists prepare short-term or long-term weather forecasts used in aviation, shipping, agriculture and other areas and for the information of the general public. They conduct research related to the composition, structure and dynamics of the atmosphere.


Analyzing the impact of industrial projects and human activity on the climate and quality of the air and work with the social science, engineering and economic communities to develop appropriate mitigation strategies

Linked Education ( CESM Codes ) : 

1403 - Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology

Specific Occupations: 

211201 - Meteorologist
Description : Studies the physics and dynamics of the atmosphere to increase understanding of weather and climate, and to forecast changes in the weather and long term climatic trends.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : YesTrade : No
Specializations : Atmospheric Scientist, Climate Scientist, Climatologist, Hydrometeorologist, Weather Forecaster

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Source Of Info: 

Source : Organising Framework for Occupations (OFO) 2013, Department of Higher Education and Training, Republic of South Africa