• 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 .

IGBP Regional Support Office - Brazil

The IGBP Regional Support Office–Brazil began operating in May 2006. It's location was within the Brazilian Federal Institute for Space Research
(INPE) and was funded by the Brazilian government. The Regional Office
supported the IGBP Chair and developed and supported regional IGBP
activities throughout South America and other developing regions of the
world. It served as a link between global programmes and regional
scientists. It also represented IGBP at regional global-change
related events.

Brazil Regional Support Office

c/o Earth System Science Center at INPE
CST - Building Beta, Room 58
#1758, Av dos Astronautas, Jd. Granja
São José dos Campos, SP 12227-010, Brazil

Past staff members of the Brazil Regional Support Office:

Ana Amélia - Secretary

Lauren Belger - Project Officer

Myanna Lahsen - Project Officer

Jean Ometto - Project Officer

Patricia Pinho - Programme Officer

Jean Ometto

Science Officer

Phone: (55-12) 3208 7137
Email: patricia.pinho@inpe.br

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