• 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: October 16, 2012

Water in the Anthropocene conference: call for abstracts

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The deadline for abstract submission for the international conference Water in the Anthropocene, sponsored by the Global Water System Project is 31 October 2012. The focus of the conference is the global dimensions of water system changes due to anthropogenic as well as natural influences. The conference will be held in Bonn, Germany, 21-23 May 2013. Click here for the conference webpage.

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