• 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: April 1, 2009

Global Change Newsletter No. 73

The Ocean in a Changing World: The role of the ocean in regulating climate change is now recognised as being critical. But there are consequences for marine ecosystems and human livelihoods. This issue of the IGBP NewsLetter allows readers to wet their feet and sample marine results from across IGBP core projects.

Here you can download articles to read them as Pdfs

Entire magazinePDF (pdf, 5.1 MB)

Cover and contentsPDF (pdf, 442.6 kB)

EditorialPDF (pdf, 282.9 kB)

NewsPDF (pdf, 746 kB)

Oceanic Projects and Programmes

IGBP and big observational campaigns
download here PDF (pdf, 366.8 kB)

SOLAS and Cape Verde scientists establish an atmosphere and ocean observatory off North West Africa
download herePDF (pdf, 335.9 kB)

GLOBEC: ten years of research
download herePDF (pdf, 469.3 kB)

Three IMBER imbizo workshops on ecological and biogeochemical interactions
download herePDF (pdf, 396.2 kB)

New developments in marine ecosystem research: recommendations for IMBER II
download herePDF (pdf, 396.2 kB)

Global change and the coastal zone: current LOICZ science activities
download herePDF (pdf, 311 kB)

Working groups of the Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research (SCOR)
download herePDF (pdf, 336.4 kB)

The Ocean in a High-CO2 World: The Second Symposium on Ocean Acidification
Plus science highlights from the symposium
download herePDF (pdf, 3.3 MB)

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