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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Focus Live' 2019, il festival di divulgazione scientifica promosso dall'omonima testata del gruppo Mondadori, ha scelto Genova per la prima tappa del nuovo viaggio. Tema fondamentale della manifestazione è 'Come vogliamo vivere nel  2029?':  il clima, l’ambiente e gli ecosistemi saranno al centro delle attività

In the framework of the project "Sounds of the Apennines - Potential of a territory to be enhanced", promoted by the Emilia Romagna Region, the University of Bologna and UNCEM (, Fico Foundation is hosting a series of meetings about Apennines and Sustainable Development.

On May 30th 2019, a round table (topic: Mountains and climate changes) will be hosted. Paolo Cristofanelli (CNR-ISAC) will describe the researches carried out at the atmospheric observatory "O. Vittori" at Monte Cimone.

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: