Bernice Ackerman (1925-1995) was an American meteorologist. She received her Ph.D. in geophysical science from the University of Chicago in 1965. She was the first woman weathercaster in the U.S. and the first woman meteorologist at Argonne National Laboratory. She held positions in the U.S. Weather Bureau, the University of Chicago, Texas A&M University and Argonne National Laboratory. Prior to attending college, Ackerman was a weather observer and flight briefer for the Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service (WAVES) in World War II.
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