Agrifying Weather Data: Making a Difference in Precision Farming
Biography: Tim Marquis received his Master of Science in summer 2013 and is currently head of Agriculture Business Development at Weather Decision Technologies (WDT). Previously, he was a meteorological developer at Weather Decision Technologies and a teaching assistant in 2011/2012 for senior level Synoptic meteorology and Mesoscale meteorology at Iowa State. Tim received coursework with ties to precision agriculture while at Iowa State. His thesis was on investigating the development of Mesoscale Convective Systems in numerical weather prediction models, a key meteorological phenomenon that supports agriculture across the farm belt of the United States. He provided forecasting and now casting information for Iowa State Athletic events as well as consultation work for storm ready certification while at Iowa State.
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