Climate Research and Impacts

  • pink and purple sunsetClimate prediction
  • Impacts of climate variability and change
  • Evaluation of water and energy cycles
  • Polar research

JISAO scientists are recognized worldwide for their expertise in climate research. This work involves data collection, analysis and modeling of Earth’s climate, with a particular emphasis on air-sea interaction and the impacts of climate variability and change.Projects include expansion of tropical and climate buoy networks and analyses of those data; regional modeling and analysis of Pacific Northwest climate; and polar research on declines of sea ice and associated impacts.  

Affiliated Programs

International Arctic Buoy Program
Office of the Washington State Climatologist
Study of Environmental Arctic Change