hydrometeorology

(redirected from hydrometeorologist)
Also found in: Dictionary.

hydrometeorology

[¦hī·drō‚mēd·ē·ə′räl·ə·jē]
(meteorology)
That part of meteorology of direct concern to hydrologic problems, particularly to flood control, hydroelectric power, irrigation, and similar fields of engineering and water resources.
References in periodicals archive ?
There were cells out there today creating heavy hail," said Rodger Nelson, a hydrometeorologist with the weather service's Portland office.
Temperatures overnight were expected to reach the low 30s, which could mean 1 to 3 inches of snow in the lower Willamette Valley, said Rodger Nelson, a weather service hydrometeorologist.
The key element was a set of transatlantic networking activities involving hydrometeorologists, climate scientists, and ICT scientists from both Europe and the United States, all focused on the challenge to overcome current limitations in the interplay between existing e-science environments in these two fields.
Hydrometeorologists forecast the volume of rainfall to decrease and the level of the Amur River to stop rising so fast after August 20, Vyacheslav Parshin, head of the Far East hydrometeorology and environmental monitoring department, said Saturday, adding that the level of the river, which he said is expected to rise to seven meters by August 25, had never been so high.
We don't even know how accurate weather radar is," said Witold Krajewski, senior member of an active group of hydrometeorologists.
1; Table 2) that brought aerosol-cloud/precipitation scientists and hydrometeorologists (including atmospheric dynamics expertise) together for collocated data collection and collaborative analyses.