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Welcome to ICOS!

ICOS RI is a European research infrastructure (RI) to provide harmonised high precision data for advanced research on carbon cycle and greenhouse gas budgets and perturbations.

Here you will find information on the RI, ICOS organization, the latest news and how to join the ICOS activities. ICOS is currently in the transitional phase between the preparatory phase project and ICOS ERIC (European Research Infrastructure Consortium). As soon as ICOS ERIC is being established this website will be upgraded.

ICOS Carbon Portal new web site is launced! Find more at:

The ICOS Preparatory Phase Project web site can be accessed here.


REGISTRATION AND ABSTRACT SUBMISSION NOW OPEN for the 1st ICOS Science Conference on Greenhouse Gases and Biogeochemical Cycles in Brussels, Belgium, 23-25 Sept, 2014.
To participate in the ICOS Stakeholder meetings on 26th September, please send an e-mail to ICOS Head Office.