Who studies tornadoes?

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Meteorologists study tornadoes and other weather events. Many of those who study tornadoes are storm chasers.

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What scientist studies tornados?

Since tornadoes are a form of weather, the scientists who study tornadoes are weather scientists of meteorologists.

Who studies tornadoes today?

Tornadoes are studied by meteorologist, some of whom are storm chasers.

Who studies hurricanes and tornadoes?

Since tornadoes and hurricanes are weather phenomena they are studied by meteorologists, or weather scientists.

What do you call a scientist who studies tornadoes?

Since tornadoes are a form of weather, they are studied by weather scientists. A weather scientist is a meteorologist.

How did the F-scale help scientist learn more about unpredictable tornadoes?

The Fujita scale does not help in predicting tornadoes, but it is a useful tool in statistical studies of tornadoes, where singling out stronger or weaker tornadoes is useful.

Will the future number of tornadoes increase?

it is unknown. global warming may increase or decrease tornadoes, more studies need to be done to determine this.

Do tornadoes affect global warming?

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Is seismology the study of tornadoes?

no. It is the study of the tectonic plates and the earthquakes that form. It studies the seismic activities of these plates. Thus seismology.

What is a tornado scientist?

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What type of scientist studies natural hazards such as volcanoes and tornadoes?

It depends on the type of hazard. Volcanoes are studied by volcanologists, who are a variety of geologist, while tornadoes are studied by meteorologists (weather scientists). Most natural hazards are of a meterological or geological nature, and so will be studied by meteorolgists or geologists.

What do they call tornadoes in US?

Tornadoes in the U.S. are called tornadoes.

What are the 3 general categories of tornadoes?

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