Claire Zarakas

  • Program Year: 2
  • Academic Institution: University of Washington
  • Field of Study: Atmospheric Sciences
  • Academic Advisor: Abigail Swann
  • Practicum(s): Practicum Not Yet Completed
  • Degree(s):
    A.B. Geosciences, Princeton University, 2016
  • Personal URL: https://clairezarakas.com/

Publications

Zarakas, C.M., Swann, A.L., Lague, M.M., Armour, K.C. and Randerson, J.T., 2020. Plant Physiology Increases the Magnitude and Spread of the Transient Climate Response to CO2 in CMIP6 Earth System Models. Journal of Climate, 33(19), pp.8561-8578.

Sanderson, B.M., Wobus, C., Mills, D., Zarakas, C., Crimmins, A., Sarofim, M.C. and Weaver, C., 2019. Informing Future Risks of Record-Level Rainfall in the United States. Geophysical Research Letters, 46(7), pp.3963-3972.

Wobus, C., Zarakas, C., Malek, P., Sanderson, B., Crimmins, A., Kolian, M., Sarofim, M. and Weaver, C.P., 2018. Reframing Future Risks of Extreme Heat in the United States. Earth's Future, 6(9), pp.1323-1335.

Awards

ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS AND FELLOWSHIPS
- National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (2018 - 2019; declined remaining years to accept DOE CSGF)
- Program on Climate Change Graduate Fellowship, University of Washington (2018 - 2019)
- Hollings Scholarship, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (2014 - 2016)

ACADEMIC AWARDS AND HONORS
- Top Scholar Award, University of Washington, Department of Atmospheric Sciences (2018)
- Sigma Xi Book Award, Princeton University, Department of Geosciences (2016)
- Elected to membership in the Sigma Xi Society, Princeton University (2016)
- Graduated with Highest Honors, Princeton University (2016)
- Benjamin F. Howell Class of 1913 Prize, Princeton University, Department of Geosciences (2015)

PROFESSIONAL AWARDS
- Technical Innovation Award, Abt Associates (2018)
- Spot Recognition Award, Abt Associates (2016)