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FROM VOLUME 6, NUMBER 5, MAY 1993

REPORTS...
IGBP REPORTS: NATURAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

(Available from the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme (IGBP) Secretariat, Royal Swed. Acad. Sci., Box 50005, S-104 05 Stockholm, Swed., or from the project offices listed with each report.)


Item #d93may54

Relating Land Use and Global Land-Cover Change (IGBP Rep. 24; HDP Rep. 5), B.L. Turner II, R.H. Moss, D.L. Skole, Eds., 65 pp., Feb. 1993. Land Use/Cover Change Proj. Planning Off., Grad. Sch. Geog., Clark Univ., 950 Main St., Worcester MA 01610 (508-793-7336).

Presents a detailed scientific plan for a joint project between the IGBP and the Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change Program (HDP) of the International Social Science Council. Social and natural scientists will develop the capability to predict future states of land cover. The ultimate goal is a global land-use and land-cover change model that would be linked to other global environmental models.


Item #d93may55

Land-Ocean Interactions in the Coastal Zone: Science Plan (IGBP Rep. 25), P.M. Holligan, H. de Boois et al., Eds., 50 pp., Feb. 1993. LOICZ Core Proj. Off., Neth. Inst. Sea Res., POB 59, 1790 AB Den Burg, Texel, Neth. (tel: +31-2220-69404).

Presents a detailed plan for research within this IGBP core project. Major topics are effects on coastal fluxes of changes in external forcing of boundary conditions; coastal biogeomorphology and sea level rise; carbon fluxes and trace gas emissions; economic and social impacts of global change on coastal systems.

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