Lily Hahn (right) the 2022 recipient of the Peter Wagner Memorial Award for Women in Atmospheric Sciences, with Vera Samburova (left), Chair of Award Committee and Associate Research Professor at DRI.
DRI is pleased to announce the 24th annual Peter B. Wagner Memorial Award for Women in Atmospheric Sciences has been awarded to Lily Hahn at the University of Washington, Seattle during an award ceremony at the DRI campus in Reno on Nov. 2.
Hahn, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Washington, Seattle, is receiving this award for her paper “Seasonality in Arctic Warming Driven by Sea Ice Effective Heat Capacity.”
Hahn’s research investigates the processes that cause Arctic warming to peak during early winter under rising concentrations of atmospheric greenhouse gases.
The award is presented to women graduate students with outstanding academic publications and includes a $1,500 prize.