Cecilia Bitz, University of Washington (image) University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science Share Print E-Mail Caption Dr. Cecilia Bitz is the 2013 recipient of The Rosenstiel Award from the Univeristy of Miami. Bitz, an associate professor in the Atmospheric Sciences Department at University of Washington, studies climate and climate change in the high latitudes, especially involving the cryosphere (areas of the Earth covered in the many forms of snow and ice). She uses a variety of models for her research and has more than 60 refereed papers to her credit. Bitz also contributed to the 3rd, 4th and 5th Assessments of the Intergovernmental Panel of Climate Change and is a contributing author to the Snow, Water, Ice and Permafrost in the Arctic (SWIPA) 2011 report. Credit U of Washington Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.