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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Fair of European Innovators in Cultural Heritage

The Fair, organized by the European Commission in Brussels, 15-16 November 2018, is the key event of 2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage. The fair highlighted how cultural heritage can be a driving force for innovation and creativity to improve our lives, our cities, the environment and international dialogue.

L'Istituto di Scienze dell'Atmosfera e del Clima CNR-ISAC intende precisare che il Professor Franco Prodi non e' Associato di Ricerca presso l'Istituto, e che quindi le dichiarazioni apparse su diversi quotidiani sono rilasciate a titolo personale, e non rispecchiano in alcun modo l'opinione dell'Istituto stesso.

A Cnr-Isac study carried out in a Himalayan village inhabited by the Sherpa population shows that poor indoor air quality can cause damage to the respiratory and cardiovascular system. The research, carried out in collaboration with the University of Ferrara and the University of Pisa, is currently being published in the European Journal of Internal Medicine. (article in italian)

News on "Nature": A group that helped create the Nepal Climate Observatory - Pyramid approaches a deal with the Italian funding agency that once bankrolled it. Comment by P. Bonasoni (Cnr-Isac)

In a paper recentely published on Nature Sustainability, with the contribution of Maria Cristina Facchini and Matteo Rinaldi, CNR-Isac, extraordinarily high levels of pollution are described being observed in an european middle size town (Dublin, Ireland).