• 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 .

Agent-based modelling of land use effects on ecosystem processes and services

Journal of Land Use Science (2011)
Polhill J G, Gimona A and Aspinall R (eds)

Vol 6; Issue 2-3 (Special Issue)
DOI: 10.1080/1747423X.2011.558603

The special issue is based on contributions from a symposium held at the US-IALE conference in 2009 and sponsored by the GLP Nodal Office. This article introduces the papers in the thematic issue and identifies issues associated with agent-based modelling of land use effects on ecosystem processes and services.

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