Cecilia Bitz, a PCC executive board member and UW associate professor of atmospheric sciences, was awarded the University of Miamiís Rosenstiel Award. The $10,000 award honors early- to mid-career ocean scientists who have made significant and growing impacts during the previous decade.
Bitzís research focuses on modeling climate change in snow- and ice-covered regions. She is an author on the last three assessments of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, and in March she briefed U.S. Congress members on Arctic sea-ice loss. Bitz has served on the UWPCC executive board since 2009. Full Story