The occupation at a glance:
Meteorologists research climate processes and observe, measure and forecast weather developments. They develop models for weather forecasts, develop measurement instruments, collect meteorological data and compile statistics and databases.
Typical Areas of work
Meteorologists find employment, e.g.
– in research institutes and universities
– in public administration, e.g. at the German Weather Service, at environmental protection or water and shipping offices, in the geophysical advisory service of the Military service
– technical monitoring associations
– at radio and television stations
– for insurance companies