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STEM Speaker’s Series: World’s Worst Weather
March 29, 2018, 12:15 pm to 1:15 pm
Tales from the Home of the World’s Worst Weather
The guest speaker for the next STEM Speaker’s Series will be Will Broussard from the Mount Washington Observatory who will give a presentation entitled “Tales from the Home of the World’s Worst Weather.”
Will Broussard is the Observatory’s Outreach Coordinator, where he coordinates and leads programs on Mt. Washington’s natural, cultural, and scientific history. He has an undergraduate degree in biology from the University of Maine and a Master of Science degree in environmental studies from Antioch University New England in Keene, New Hampshire. Originally from mid-coast Maine, his passions include hiking and bird watching.
Standing at just 6,288 feet above sea level, Mt. Washington, NH is one of the deadliest mountains in the world. Boasting the world record for highest wind observed by humankind it remains a popular destination for all things outdoors. Join Mount Washington Observatory’s Will Broussard for a journey into the alpine zone and the unique life and work of the weather observers stationed at the top of New England.
Sponsored by the STEM Starter Academy Grant for the Department of Higher Education.