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 3 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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RAI 3 channel on global warming theme. Visit to the CNR Arctic base in Ny-Alesund (Svalbard). Streaming on RAI Play (italian spoken).

The first edition of the "National Congress of the Italian Association of the Atmospheric and Meteorology Sciences" (CN1-AISAM) will take place in Bologna, next 10-13th September 2018.

The equipe including B.M. Dinelli, CNR-Isac, publishes an article concerning Juno spacecraft observation on Jupiter's aurorae on Science 5th July , 2018



Press release on the CNR website on an article by our colleague Mario Marcello Miglietta just published in the International Journal of Climatology. (Full article)


The Study commissioned to the CNR-ISAC (coordinator Alessandra Bonazza) by DG EAC has been published by the European Commission: Study on Safeguarding Cultural Heritage from Natural and Man-Made Disasters - A comparative analysis of risk management in the EU (Contract n ° EAC-2016-0248).