• 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: November 23, 2011

Survey will identify adaptation research needs

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PROVIA, a new research programme on vulnerability, impacts and adaptation has released a survey as part of an international review of research needs.
The survey is intended to be the basis of a set of priorities that can help guide adaptation efforts in the coming years. The aim is for the survey to be presented at Rio+20.

The survey can be found here

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