Opportunities in meteorology / by Miles F. Harris. Produced with the cooperaton of the American Meteorological Society
- Vocational guidance manuals
- CAREERS IN METEOROLOGY: What is meteorology? -- Career areas and specialization -- Who employs meteorologists? -- Professional and nonprofessional careers -- Education and training -- Earnings of meteorologists -- Employment outlook -- Personal qualifications -- THE CHALLENGE OF METEOROLOGY: Meteorology and society -- History of modern meteorology -- The ocean of air -- The aims of meteorology -- The future of meteorology -- PLANNING A METEOROLOGICAL EDUCATION: Educational requirements for meteorologists -- Other goals and meteorological curricula -- Undergraduate study -- Graduate study -- Cost of education and financial assistance -- Educational opportunities after employment -- METEOROLOGY IN THE CIVIL SERVICE: Observing, forecasting, and warning services -- Climatological services -- Satellite meteorology -- Research activities, Careers in NOAA -- METEOROLOGY IN THE MILITARY SERVICES: The air weather service -- Careers in the air weather service -- The naval weather service -- Careers in the naval weather service -- TEACHING AND RESEARCH: Meteorology in the universities -- University Careers -- Research -- Requirements for a research career -- Consulting -- METEROLOGY IN BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY: Airline meteorology -- Meteorological consulting firms -- Weather broadcasting -- Industrial meteorology -- Certificates and seals of approval -- Career requirements -- EMPLOYMENT OUTLOOK, SALARIES AND BENEFITS: Employment prospers -- Salaries -- Other benefits -- Women in meteorology -- GETTING STARTED: Jobs in civil service -- The military services -- The private sector -- Planning a career -- SCIENTIFIC AND PROGESSION: The American Meteorological Society -- THe American Geophysical Union -- The American Geological Institute.
- Bibliography Note:
- Bibliography: pages 177-178.
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