Do some people pursue meteorology as a hobby?
Careers in Meteorology
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There are many weather enthusiasts in the United States and abroad. Meteorology, in fact, is one of the most popular avocations one can become involved with. From storm chasers to cooperative weather observers to ham radio operators, there is a large community of people who study the weather just for the fun of it. Two periodicals, American Weather Observer and Weatherwise, are popular resources for meteorology enthusiasts.