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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L’ISAC CNR di Roma ha aderito all’iniziativa denominata “aspettando il giro d’Italia”, kermesse ciclistica ormai giunta alla sua edizione 102. Il giro quest’anno fara` tappa anche a Frascati nel cui comprensorio ricadono l’ area di ricerca del CNR di Tor Vergata dove ha sede l’ISAC di Roma, ESA-ESRIN, INFN ed ENEA.

On Friday April 5th, CNR-ISAC will present the educational activities of “the Path of Atmosphere” at Monte Cimone, in the framework of "The beautiful landscape" a three-day event dedicated to the first edition of the International Forum on landscape and territorial marketing (April 5th) and the Mountain Festival (April 6th and 7th).

The event, organized by FICO Foundation, together with FICO Eataly World, is divided into two main moments:

The Italian Association of Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology (AISAM), in collaboration with the University of Rome “Sapienza”, the National Research Council and the Italian Air Force, organizes on March 23 in Rome an event to celebrate the 2019 World Meteorological Day occurring every year on the anniversary of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) foundation. More details on the World Meteorological Day can be found here:

The next General Assembly of the European Geosciences Union will be held in Wien April 7-12. Isac researchers will be present with many oral and poster presentations and as conveners of four sessions. Read more for titles and programs on EGU site

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.