• 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: October 1, 2006

Global Change Newsletter No. 66

NL 66 features science articles with a focus on modelling, and the integration section highlights AfricanNESS as well as EUROCORES programmes in geo- and environmental sciences.

Posted: October 2006

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Guest Editorial by S. Fuzzi, R. Rash, and S. Doherty.

Science Features
Integrating Process Studies and Modelling of Marine Zooplankton by B. deYoung, R. Harris, F. Carlotti, D. Mackas and J-C Poggiale.

JULES: a new community land surface model by E. Blyth, M. Best, P. Cox, R. Essery, O. Boucher, R. Harding, C. Prentice, P.L. Vidale and I. Woodward.

IGAC Science Plan and Implementation Strategy

AfricanNESS - Global Change Research in Africa by E. Odada.

Back to the future! From past climates to future biodiversity: ESF-coordinated EUROCORES Programmes in GEO- and Environmental Sciences for Europe by D. Turk, I. Jonchheere, and B. Avril.

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