E&E Grad Student Sam Tuttle wins Award at AGU

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January 13th, 2014

Department of Earth and Environment Graduate Student Sam Tuttle was awarded an Outstanding Student Paper Award (OSPA) at the recent American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting.

Tuttle’s talk, “Using Large-Scale Precipitation to Validate AMSR-E Satellite Soil Moister Estimates by Means of Mutual Information,” was award an OSPA in the category of Hydrology.

Tuttle, who received his Masters in 2011 and is now a PhD Candidate in Earth Science, is advised by Earth and Environment Professor Guido Salvucci.

The Outstanding Student Paper Awards are given out to the top 3 to 5% of students in each area of focus at AGU (OSPA).