• 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 18, 2011

State of the Arctic coast report published

News |
A new report published today brings together recent research on Arctic coasts.
It focuses on the physical state, ecosystem state and the current state of socio-economic conditions in Arctic coastal regions. See State of the Arctic Coast

The report was produced by the International Arctic Science Committee (IASC), the IGBP-sponsored  Land-Ocean Interactions in the Coastal Zone (LOICZ) Project and the International Permafrost Association (IPA).

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