Hydrometeorology

From Glossary of Meteorology



hydrometeorology

  1. Study of the atmospheric and terrestrial phases of the hydrological cycle with emphasis on the interrelationship between them.

  2. Meteorology plus hydrology.

    Many countries use the word in this sense to name the official service charged with the dual responsibility of weather and hydrologic functions.

  3. (Rare.) That branch of meteorology that deals with the hydrometeors.