Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences

CIRES Strategic Plan

A roadmap for 2022-2027

Three hikers with backpacks walk on a rocky shore along water's edge.
Navigating wild terrain, scientists carry gear to install land-based instruments on a small rock island in northwestern Greenland in August 2018.
- Twila Moon/CIRES

In 2021, several CIRES Fellows and other staff embarked on an effort to revise the institute's strategic plan. Our strategic imperatives are described below.