38 posts in Spotlight

Behind the Scenes: Creating a Research Institute

HOW TO BAKE A CICOES:  Prepare ingredients ahead of time. Preheat oven to Hot. Then take one UW JISAO, add two universities and a handful of freshly picked research themes, stir in over 200 scientists from Corvallis to Fairbanks, bake at high pressure for sixty days…. 

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Ivonne Ortiz

Dr. Ivonne Ortiz discusses the path that led to her new role as CICOES associate director and the community that supported her.  

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A Cruise on the Cusp

By Jed Thompson for JISAO Magazine
As the novel coronavirus was beginning to spread in the United States, three JISAO researchers departed for a crucial research cruise in South Africa. 

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A “Perfect” Tsunami

When an earthquake prompts tsunami evacuations, but no big wave, scientists see an opportunity.
By Yong Wei, for JISAO Magazine
When people think of tsunamis they often think of killer waves – a factual and life-saving connection. 

2020 JISAO Magazine

Organic Time Capsules

By Deborah Malarek for JISAO Magazine
Corals Communicate Changes In Climate And Ocean Chemistry
Maybe it was her childhood in the Midwest that drew JISAO postdoc Sara Sanchez to study the sea. 

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NOAA Selects UW And Partners for $300 Million Grant To Establish A Consortium For Climate, Ocean, And Ecosystem Research

In an open competition, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has selected the University of Washington (UW) with the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) and Oregon State University (OSU) to form a new NOAA Cooperative Institute consortium to address the increasing number of climate, ocean, and coastal challenges that demand wider collaborations and the sharing of scientific resources. 

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