• 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: March 1, 2006

Global Change Newsletter No. 65

This issue features an article on ice coring and several stories coming from our National Committees. The centrefold highlights IGBP's new Science Plan and Implementation Strategy. Our Profile of a Scientist introduces you to Opha Pauline Dube.

Posted: October 2006

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Guest Editorial by F. Raes (636 KB)

Science Features
The Future of Ice Coring: International Partnerships in Ice Coring Sciences by E. Brook, E. Wolff, D. Dahl-Jensen, H. Fischer and E. Steig (704 KB)

National Committee Science
Global Change Workshop - Pune, India by G. Beig (432 KB)

CLIMAG for Sustainable Development: Progress and Challenges by S. Gadgil (312 KB)

Aerosols and Their Radiative Forcing over South Asia by A. Jayaraman (276 KB)

Portuguese Earth System Science Conference by M. Reis (216 KB)

IGBP Science Plan and Implementation Strategy

Discussion Forum
Climate Change and Air Pollution - Research and Policy by F. Raes (580 KB)

Profile of a Scientist
Opha Pauline Dube (184 KB)

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