Atmospheric Circulation

- Improvement of our knowledge of atmospheric processes (e.g., turbulence, convection, microphysics, radiation) through the synergistic use of Earth Observations and modeling tools at different scales

- Integration of observations and numerical simulations for a comprehensive analysis of the mechanisms of formation, development, intensification and decay of synoptic-scale and mesoscale phenomena (e.g., extratropical, tropical, and tropical-like cyclones, mesoscale convective systems)

- Theory and modelling of planetary boundary layer

- Development of model parameterization schemes, able to improve weather prediction systems, as well as climate models

- Dynamical instabilities and predictability studies

- Data Assimilation

- Development of techniques for extended range forecasts