Profession

Atmospheric and space scientists


Description

Atmospheric and space scientists (according to campusexplorer.com) study the physical characteristics, processes, and motions of the atmosphere and how it affects the rest of our environment. Studying atmosphere, the blanket of air that covers the Earth, means that atmospheric and space scientists may learn how to forecast weather as well as interpret and understand trends in weather and climate. Atmospheric and space scientists can also use these skills to analyze air-pollution, agriculture, ozone depletion or global warming.

Job Prospect

Low

Work Environment

Atmospheric and space scientists can work in a weather station, on the ground, or from an aircraft. Atmospheric and space scientists working at radio or television stations may work from station studios while working nights and weekends.

General and Personal Skills Required

Average Salary

Cost of Training

Recommended Level of Education

Masters

Professional Skills / Tools Required

Associated Disciplines

atmospheric science