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Descriptor in English: Meteorology
Descriptor in Spanish: Meteorología
Descriptor in Portuguese: Meteorologia
Descriptor in French: Météorologie
Entry term(s): Biometeorology
Climatology
Tree number(s): H01.277.687
H01.671.547
SP4.117
SP8.473.654.587
SP8.946.702.667.663
Scope note: The science of studying the characteristics of the atmosphere such as its temperature, density, winds, clouds, precipitation, and other atmospheric phenomena and aiming to account for the weather in terms of external influences and the basic laws of physics. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
Annotation: the discipline (education, history, etc) only; use METEOROLOGICAL CONCEPTS or specifics treed under it for atmospheric and climatic characteristics and phenomena
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
History Note: 2009; use METEROLOGY CONCEPTS 1977-2008 & WEATHER 1963-1976
See also the descriptors: Climatic Zones DeCS
Hydrometeorology DeCS
Meteorological Disaster DeCS
Meteorological Stations DeCS
DeCS UI: 53363
Descriptor UI: D055904
Date Established: 2009/01/01
Date of Entry: 2008/07/08
Revision Date: 2013/07/09
Meteorology - Preferred
Concept UI M0013533
Scope note The science of studying the characteristics of the atmosphere such as its temperature, density, winds, clouds, precipitation, and other atmospheric phenomena and aiming to account for the weather in terms of external influences and the basic laws of physics. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
Preferred term Meteorology
Climatology - Narrower
Concept UI M0521919
Preferred term Climatology
Biometeorology - Narrower
Concept UI M0521920
Preferred term Biometeorology



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