Skills Industrial Meteorologist in Canada

Find out what skills you typically need to work as an industrial meteorologist in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Meteorologists and climatologists (NOC 21103).


  • Analyze and interpret data
  • Produce weather forecasts
  • Conduct research of atmospheric phenomena, weather and climate
  • Develop and test mathematical computer profiles of weather and climate
  • Analyze the impact of industrial projects and human activity on the climate and quality of the air
  • Study the effects of weather on the environment
  • Provide consultation and advice
  • Make scientific presentations, publish reports and articles
  • Disseminate weather forecasts and reports to the general public through a variety of media
  • Engage in the design and development of new equipment and procedures for meteorological data collection, remote sensing, or for related applications

Skills and Knowledge Checklist

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.


Working with Technological Equipment and Machinery Help - Working with Technological Equipment and Machinery
  • Using Specialized Instrumentation and Equipment
Communication Help - Communication
  • Advising and Consulting
  • Professional Communicating
  • Liaising and Networking
Creative Expression Help - Creative Expression
  • Writing
Information Handling Help - Information Handling
  • Managing Information
Analysis Help - Analysis
  • Analyzing Information
  • Researching and Investigating
  • Projecting Outcomes


Law and Public Safety Help - Law and Public Safety
  • Public Safety and Security
Social Sciences and Arts Help - Social Sciences and Arts
  • Geography
Mathematics and Science Help - Mathematics and Science
  • Earth Sciences (Geosciences)
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
Engineering and Technology Help - Engineering and Technology
  • Computer and Information Systems
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