• A personal note on IGBP and the social sciences

    Humans are an integral component of the Earth system as conceptualised by IGBP. João Morais recalls key milestones in IGBP’s engagement with the social sciences and offers some words of advice for Future Earth.
  • IGBP and Earth observation:
    a co-evolution

    The iconic images of Earth beamed back by the earliest spacecraft helped to galvanise interest in our planet’s environment. The subsequent evolution and development of satellites for Earth observation has been intricately linked with that of IGBP and other global-change research programmes, write Jack Kaye and Cat Downy .
Published: September 14, 2005

Global Change Newsletter No. 63

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Guest Editorials by G. Brasseur and S. Eliott

Science Features
Properties of Soot and Dust Aerosol in East Asia and Implications for Climate Forcing by P. Chuang and J. Schauer

A 1437-year Precipitation History for the North Eastern Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau by X. Shao, E. Liang, L. Huang and L. Wang

From LTER to LTSER: The Socio-economic Dimension of Long-term Socio-ecological Research by H. Haberl

Key Findings of LUCC on its Research Questions  

African Global Change Research Network – Progressing the Concept

GLP Science Plan and Implementation Strategy

Discussion Forum
Solar Variability and Climate Change by J. Beer

Solar Dimming by U. Lohmann and M. Wild

Profile of a Scientist
Petra Tschakert

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