INPE will Discuss Environmental Change in S. America

Hello reader!

It follows one communicates published on the day (15/09) in the website of the National Institute for Space Research (INPE) nothing that a International Workshop organized and hosted by the INPE will discuss Environmental Change in South America.

Duda Falcão

International Workshop Will Discuss
Environmental Change in South America

Thursday, September 15, 2011

GLP workshop on "Land Use Transitions in South America" will be organized and hosted by the future IPO of GLP at INPE in Brazil, from 17th to 19th November 2011.

The workshop seeks to bring together scientists to exchange their views on consequences of land transitions and debate public policy decisions so that South American countries can combine economic growth, income distribution, and environmental sustainability.

The Workshop is organized around four main topics to be discussed by experts from worldwide: Institutional Arrangements and Governance Vulnerability of Land Use and Food Security; Environmental Services Provision, and Modelling and Data Provision & Analysis. Gilberto Câmara, INPE’s General Director and GLP SSC member, will be one of the speakers jointly with researchers from INPE and other national and international scientific organizations.

Registration is required. The size of the workshop is restricted and people interested in participating must contact glp@inpe.br.

For more information see: http://www.inpe.br/wsglp2011/

GLP

Created to study interaction between man and terrestrial environment , the Global Land Project (GLP) is a joint research agenda of International Geosphere–Biosphere Programme (IGBP), which has a regional Office at INPE, and International Human Dimensions Programme on Global Environmental Change (IHDP).

From January of 2012, INPE will host the IPO, currently based in Denmark. With this move, the new IPO will be located both in a country of the highest importance and interest for land-change research, as well as in an emerging major player in the global science community. This will also be the first IPO of any of the projects of the Global Environmental Change Pogrammes to be located in a country of the global south.

More information at GLP website: www.globallandproject.org


Source: Website of the National Institute for Space Research (INPE)

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