An Innovative Collaboration

CICOES is a 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

clouds and sky


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

waves in ocean


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

gull flying over ice


Fish ecosystem studies & management
Ocean acidification
Ocean climate change
Marine mammals