The Global Land Project is pleased to announce the opening of their call for sessions for the Global Land Project Open Science Meeting, “Land system science: understanding realities and developing solutions”, which will take place from 24 to 27 October 2016 in Beijing, China.
The Global Land Project (GLP) is an interdisciplinary community of science and practice fostering the study of land systems and the co-design of solutions for global sustainability. It represents the largest international research network in this field. Continue reading
The Global Land Project (GLP) is seeking applications for the position of Executive Officer of its International Project Office (IPO), which will be hosted by the Centre for Development and Environment (CDE) of the University of Bern, Switzerland (beginning in 2016). GLP is a core project of the Future Earth initiative (www.futureearth.org). It constitutes the largest research network in land system science, a field of research dealing with the causes, consequences, and integrated simulation of land systems. GLP organizes conferences, workshops, and publication activities to facilitate collaboration between community members. Collaborative efforts are aimed at synthesizing current knowledge of land systems and land system change, identifying emerging challenges and solutions for sustainable development, and interacting with development, policy, and civil society stakeholders to co‐design research.