Atmospheric & Space Scientists
Also called: Broadcast Meteorologist, Forecaster, General Forecaster, Meteorologist
- Broadcast weather conditions, forecasts, or severe weather warnings to the public via television, radio, or the Internet or provide this information to the news media.
- Prepare weather reports or maps for analysis, distribution, or use in weather broadcasts, using computer graphics.
- Interpret data, reports, maps, photographs, or charts to predict long- or short-range weather conditions, using computer models and knowledge of climate theory, physics, and mathematics.
- arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics
- English language
- computers and electronics
- reading work related information
- using scientific rules and strategies to solve problems
- noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
- thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one
- figuring out how a system should work and how changes in the future will affect it
- communicate by speaking
- communicate by writing
- make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
- notice when problems happen
- choose the right type of math to solve a problem
- add, subtract, multiply, or divide
- Analytical Thinking
- Attention to Detail
- Stress Tolerance
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