Standard Occupational Classification

NOTE:

The information on this page relates to the 2010 SOC, please see the 2000 SOC System for information on the previous version of the SOC.

19-2021 Atmospheric and Space Scientists

Investigate atmospheric phenomena and interpret meteorological data, gathered by surface and air stations, satellites, and radar to prepare reports and forecasts for public and other uses. Includes weather analysts and forecasters whose functions require the detailed knowledge of meteorology.

Illustrative examples: Meteorologist, Climatologist, Hurricane Tracker, Atmospheric Chemist

Broad Occupation: 19-2020 Atmospheric and Space Scientists
Minor Group: 19-2000 Physical Scientists
Major Group: 19-0000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations

List of SOC Major Groups
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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010

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