• 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: June 1, 2007

Global Change Newsletter No. 69

New project will measure secondary organic aerosols in the tropics

Posted: June 2007

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Guest Editorial by S. van der Leeuw

Science Features
Secondary Organic Aerosols: Thinking Outside the Smog Chamber by B. Nozière

Arctic Warming – a Perspective from Svalbard by V. Pohjola

National Committee Science
Air-sea Fluxes of CO2 from Galathea 3 Ship and Satellite Measurements by M. B. Christiansen, L. L. Sørensen, C. B. Hasager, J. Nissen

The International Polar Year involves many IGBP projects

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Evaporative demand: Does it increase with global warming? by R. Gifford, M. Roderick and G. Farquhar

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