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    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 .

Shots at the same angle of Nanjing Zifeng Tower in a hazy day(left) and sunny day(right). Photo: Jun Tian

Published: September 28, 2015

iLEAPS newsletter special issue on Asia: call for contributions

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The Integrated Land Ecosystem Atmosphere Processes Study (iLEAPS) invites short articles for its November 2015 special issue newsletter. Please submit by October 15.

Call for contributions to iLEAPS newsletter: Special Issue on Asia

Submission deadline: 15 October

For the next issue of iLEAPS News, to be released in November 2015, we are looking for contributions in form of short articles in relation to three themes: air pollution, urbanization and land cover change in Asia. Contributions should have a length of 1,000-1,500 words. They should include up to two illustrations, a photo and a short introduction of the author. They must be written in English (British or American), in a style easily accessible to policymakers and the wide public.

More detailed information can be found at: http://icgcr.nju.edu.cn/iLEAPS/content/?197.html

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