The science dealing with the atmosphere and its phenomena. A distinction can be drawn between meteorology and climatology, the latter being primarily concerned with average, not actual, weather conditions.
The study of phenomena of the atmosphere and all the processes that take place in the atmosphere and their relationships with processes at the surface of the earth. -- NCDC Stands for ational limatic ata enter. (Ashville, NC) Agency that archives climatic and forecast data from the National Weather Service.
The science and study of the atmosphere and atmospheric phenomena. Various areas of meteorology include agricultural, applied, astrometerology, aviation, dynamic, hydrometeorology, operational, and synoptic, to name a few. A scientist who studies the atmosphere and atmospheric phenomena. Related term: Dave's Dictionary
The science of the atmosphere - meteorology embraces both weather and climate and is concerned with all aspects of the Earth's atmosphere (and those of the planets) and with the interaction between the atmosphere and the surface. The term was first used by Aristotle.
Meteorology is the interdisciplinary scientific study of the atmosphere that focuses on weather processes and forecasting. Meteorological phenomena are observable weather events which illuminate and are explained by the science of meteorology. Those events are bound by the variables that exist in Earth's atmosphere.