The Institute of Atmospheric Sciences and Climate (CNR-ISAC) aims at an integrated scientific understanding of the atmosphere, the ocean and their processes, by means of a multidisciplinary approach which combines scientific and technological skills in meteorology, climate, atmospheric dynamics and composition, Earth observations; it develops basic research, theoretical, experimental and numerical, and modeling work together with impact evaluation.
ISAC is the largest CNR Institute on atmospheric sciences, structured in 7 Units over the country, 7 permanent observatories, including 2 Global Stations of the Global Atmosphere Watch (GAW) program of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and 2 atmospheric research Supersites.
ISAC is recognised internationally through its collaboration with a large number of European laboratories, and research centers worldwide.

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The Institute endorses the climate strike initiative. Students across the world are striking from school to demand political and economic action to prevent further worsening of global warming.

TG2  Italia news program interviewed Dr. Stefano Federico (ISAC-CNR Rome) in a focus on mosquitoes increments after unexpected heat waves. The interview is accessible at  RAI web site (in italian)

The European Climate Research Alliance (ECRA) is organising the third ECRA General Assembly on 27-28 February 2019 in Brussels, focused on the theme "Climate Change and Actionable Information”.  

News release on CNR site about work by ISAC researchers
2018 was the warmest year on record for Italy since 1800. With an anomaly of + 1.58°C above the reference average (1971-2000) it surpassed the previous record held since 2015 (+1.44°C above the average).

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