• 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: February 1, 2007

Global Change Newsletter No. 68

Highlights include a science feature on satellite surveys of global ocean productivity and an integration article on the use of high-resolution past climate records for future predictions in the Australasian region. The Newsletter survey results, presented in the centrefold, indicate that almost half of the respondents would prefer the Newsletter in electronic version only.

Posted: February 2007

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Guest Editorial by M. A. Williams

Science Features
Ocean Productivity – Climate Linkages Imprinted in Satellite Observations by M. J. Behrenfeld and D. A. Siegel

National Committee Science
Global Change Research in Austria by G. Köck

IGBP activities by the UK National Committee by R. Harris and D. Ashby

The Global Change NewsLetter Survey 2006–2007: Feedback from Readers

Integrating High-resolution Past Climate Records for Future Predictions in the Australasian Region by A. H. Lynch

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