• 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 .

The Past: A Compass for Future Earth – PAGES Young Scientists Meeting 2013

Climate of the Past (2014)
Chen G, Daniau A-L, de Porras M E, Elmore A, Mills K, Saraswat R, Phipps S, Reyes A and Kiefer T (eds)

Vol 10, 91 pp

Abstract

This special issue provides a cross-section of the research presented at the 2nd Young Scientists Meeting of the Past Global Changes (PAGES) project, held on 11–12 February 2013 in Goa, India. All first authors are early-career researchers who attended the meeting. Thematically the papers lie within the scientific scope of PAGES, i.e. they address the processes of past climatic and environmental change, as well as the methodologies required to study them.

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