An Innovative Collaboration

CICOES is a new partnership between UAF, the University of Washington, and Oregon State University. We foster collaborative, multidisciplinary research across ocean, atmosphere, and fishery sciences.

Major Research Topics

melting sea ice

Climate

Atmospheric research including Arctic circulation & climate variability
Air-sea interaction
Carbon cycle, aerosol, & land-surface hydrology

waves in ocean

Oceans

Tracers of ocean circulation
Sea floor observations
Coastal ocean observations
Tsunami observations & modeling
Arctic & north Pacific observations
Ocean acidification

gull flying over ice

Ecosystems

Fish ecosystem studies & management
J-SCOPE
Ocean acidification
Ocean climate change
Marine mammals