Monitor aviation meteorology


Monitor and interpret the information provided by weather stations to anticipate conditions that may affect airports and flights.

Alternative labels

track meteorology for aviation purposes
observe aviation meteorology
analyse weather conditions for aviation purposes
follow aviation meteorology
perform aviation climatic monitoring activities
track weather conditions for aviation purposes
monitor weather conditions for aviation purposes
monitor meteorology for aviation purposes
track aviation meteorology
conduct aviation climatic monitoring activities

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Monitor aviation meteorology is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Maritime pilot: Maritime pilots are mariners who guide ships through dangerous or congested waters, such as harbours or river mouths. They are expert ship handlers who possess detailed knowledge of local waterways.
Air traffic controller: Air traffic controllers assist pilots by providing information concerning the height, speed and course. They assist pilots in order to facilitate a safe take off and landing of aircrafts. They are responsible for maintaining a secure and orderly movement of aircraft along major air routes up in the sky and around airports. They control air traffic in and within vicinity of airports according to established procedures and policies to prevent collisions and to minimise delays arising from traffic congestion.
Airport operations officer: Airport operations officers perform supervisory and administrative work monitoring operational activities on an assigned shift at a large airport. They ensure the safe take-off and landing of aircrafts

Optional skill

Monitor aviation meteorology is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Air traffic manager: Air traffic managers coordinate the planning of ground control, the maintenance of the aircrafts, and the handling of customers. They strive for the most efficient use of resources in directing the aircraft. They manage safety, quality, and risks in everyday work. They also plan and compare performance with other air navigation service providers.
Climatologist: Climatologists study the average change in weather and climate from a long-term perspective. They research and analyse historic weather conditions in order to forecast climatic conditions trends such as changes in temperature, global warming, or regional evolutive weather conditions. They use these findings for advising on environmental policy, construction, agricultural projects, and societal matters.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022