Land Use and Land Cover Change (LUCC)

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History

as a component project of International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme (IGBP) with International Human Dimensions Programme on Global Environmental Change (IHDP). Office closed 31 Oct 2005.

Aims

Improve the understanding and projections of the dynamics of land-use and land-cover changes as inputs to and consequences of global environmental change and sustainable development; develop new integrated and regional models, based on empirical assessments of land-use patterns and case studies; explain the processes underpinning configurations of land-use and land-cover changes over varying spatial and temporal scales.

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Activities

Research, focusing on exploring relevant aspects of natural and social science issues of global environmental change research. Workshops and conferences.

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Languages

English.

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Subjects *

  • Geography
    • Land Type/Use
  • Cybernetics
    • Modelling
  • Innovative change
    • Change

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 15: Life on Land

UIA Org ID

E2266

Last News Received

1. Jun 2005
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