• A personal note on IGBP and the social sciences

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  • IGBP and Earth observation:
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Published: February 10, 2015

IGBP @AGU 2015: Save the date

American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco
14-18 December 2015

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The International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme is planning a series of events at the 2015 AGU Fall Meeting to celebrate our past and to Transition to Future Earth. We invite all our networks and partners to participate.

Planned events and activities (dates to be confirmed)

  • Union session/Great Debate
  • IGBP and projects integrated sessions
  • Young scientist event
  • Booth and networking event
  • Evening reception recognising and celebrating the people and projects that made IGBP a success for three decades

The events are designed to:

  • present IGBP’s second Earth-system synthesis
  • bring together IGBP’s projects, networks, partners and staff past and present
  • celebrate the legacy of IGBP and our transition to Future Earth

Please forward to your networks and let us know if you plan to attend AGU2015. We will be in touch throughout 2015 with updates and more information.

Important dates

AGU Session proposals open: mid-February
AGU Abstract submission open: June

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