Texas A&M Student Forecasted Weather for Iditarod Racers

Texas A&M meteorology student Stephanie Stevenson’s work extends beyond the desks of an Aggie classroom into the icy tundra of the Alaskan wilderness.The honors student helped two sisters make history in the Iditarod Sled Dog race. Stevenson forecasted for twin mushers Anna and Kristy Berington, the first pair of sisters to compete in a race, in which three out of four racers are men.As a student in Dr. John Nielsen-Gammon’s ATMO 456 class, Practical Weather Forecasting, Stevenson contacted the sisters, researched the race, and tailored her forecast specifically to the mushers’ needs.Read more here: http://geonews.tamu.edu/latestnews/897-texas-aam-student-forecasts-for-iditarod.html


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