Environment Canada Honours Sault Ste. Marie's Jean DuQuesnay for 45 years of Climate Volunteering
SAULT STE. MARIE, ONTARIO - October 15, 2002 - Long-time climate observer Mrs. Jean DuQuesnay will be honoured tomorrow for 45 years of continuous service as a volunteer climate observer. The award will be presented to Mrs. DuQuesnay by Richard Stengel, Supervisor, Technical Services, North Eastern Ontario, Environment Canada.
Event: Award presentation to Mrs. Jean DuQuesnay, volunteer climate observer
|Date: ||Wednesday, October 16, 2002 |
|Time: ||4:00 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time)|
|Place:||Water Town Inn|
360 Great Northern Road
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
Mrs. DuQuesnay began recording weather observations for the then Weather Service of Canada in 1957. She has recorded the high and low temperatures and measured the amount of precipitation twice daily for 45 years through the full spectrum of weather conditions. She was one of the first volunteer observers to provide automated information to Environment Canada in a format for immediate interpretation.