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I am doing pre-final engineering in biotechnology and interested in becoming a climatologist. Are there institutions offering postgraduate programmes related to climate sciences? | Kalvimalar - News

I am doing pre-final engineering in biotechnology and interested in becoming a climatologist. Are there institutions offering postgraduate programmes related to climate sciences?- 11-Feb-2008

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< face="Times New Roman, Times, serif" size=3>Climatologists monitor and study climate and the factors that control its variability.

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< face="Times New Roman, Times, serif" size=3>A climatologist may produce climate assessments and forecasts of seasonal conditions or contribute to national and international assessments of climate variability and climate change.

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< face="Times New Roman, Times, serif" size=3>Climatologists are often confused with meteorologists.

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< face="Times New Roman, Times, serif" size=3>A meteorologist studies current weather conditions and makes short-term forecasts about the weather, including temperature, winds, and amount and type of prescription. A climatologist studies long-term trends in the climate.

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< face="Times New Roman, Times, serif" size=3>The climate that you live in depends on your geographic location and altitude. It includes all of the average weather conditions that you experience on an ongoing basis.

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< face="Times New Roman, Times, serif" size=3>The climate determines the types of plants and animals that can inhabit a particular region. Long-term changes in climate can affect energy usage, food production, survival of endangered species, and even health and life expectancy,

< face="Times New Roman, Times, serif">Indian institute of Science, Bangalore, has introduced a new course this year-M.Tech Climate science. Eligibility is any bachelors degree in engineering and technology or masters degree in physical sciences. Admission is based on an aptitude test and interview after short-listing based on GATE scores.

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