Branch of atmospheric physics dealing with the parts of the atmosphere where reactions of ionization and dissociation are predominant, and with the atmosphere of other planets.

Alternative labels

the study of the atmosphere
atmospheric studies

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Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Aeronomy is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Optional knowledge

Aeronomy is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Astronomer: Astronomers research the formation, structures, properties, and development of celestial bodies and interstellar matter. They use ground-based equipment and space-based equipment to collect data about the space for research purposes.
Cosmologist: Cosmologists focus on the study of the universe as a whole, which is made up by its origin, evolution and ultimate fate. They use tools and scientific instruments to observe and study other galaxies and astronomical objects such as stars, black holes, planets and other celestial bodies.




  1. Aeronomy – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022

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