Segments in this Video

Meteorologist: Main Duties and Responsibilities (00:48)


The main job of a meteorologist is to issue forecasts and warnings for the protection of life and property,

Meteorologist: Career Beginnings (01:43)

From an early age Edwards wanted to be a meteorologist. He earned his bachelor's at UNC Asheville before getting his "foot in the door" in Barrow, Alaska.

Meteorologist: Keys for Success (01:18)

It is helpful to be efficient at math and science. Edwards says passion and a desire will help lead to success in this field.

Meteorologist: Education and Certification Requirements (02:03)

Edwards discusses college degrees and ongoing training that are required to be a meteorologist.

Meteorologist: Workplace Atmosphere (01:34)

Edwards typically works in an office. A meteorologist's first two years are spent in one office gaining experience.

Meteorologist: Advice for Aspiring Pros (01:27)

Edwards discusses getting education in communication and computer programming.

Meteorologist: A Day on the Job (02:40)

Edwards talks about how each day is different and unexpected. Departments are dedicated to issuing weather reports for aviation, national and state forest services, and the public.

Meteorologist: Industry Goals and Services (01:36)

Meteorologists aim to communicate the impacts of weather for the protection of life and to mitigate property loss.

Meteorologist: Industry Challenges (01:46)

Edwards discusses ways to stand-out in this competitive field. Advances in technology mean less of a demand for meteorologists.

Meteorologist: Looking at the Future (01:37)

With the advancement of computers, the work force will diminish. Future meteorologists with work more on the front lines of disasters.

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Meteorologist—Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight

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What is it like to be a meteorologist? In this Career Q&A video interview, Tony Edwards talks about his career path, what he does on the job, and the keys to success in meterology. He also offers candid advice on breaking into the profession as well as insight into the industry’s biggest challenges and how the field may change in the next ten years.

Length: 17 minutes

Item#: BVL166154

ISBN: 978-1-64481-296-9

Copyright date: ©2018

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