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Term (ancient Greek: study of the heavenly bodies) for the study of physical and chemical processes in the atmosphere. Its best-known areas of application are climatology (laws of climate) and weather forecasting. In addition to atmospheric physics, climate research and the improvement of weather forecasting methods, meteorology also studies chemical processes (e.g. ozone formation, greenhouse gases) in the atmosphere and observes atmospheric celestial phenomena. It is counted among the earth sciences and at universities is often affiliated with the institutes of geophysics or the respective faculty of physics. The picture shows the cloud front of an approaching thunderstorm with an impending storm. See also decarbonisation (reduction of carbon dioxide emissions), thunderstorms, climate, climate change, precipitation and weather.

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