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Integrated Land Ecosystem-Atmosphere Processes Study: Science Plan and Implementation Strategy

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The iLEAPS Science Plan and Implementation Strategy defines the scientific objectives and key research issues of the land-atmosphere project of the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme. It also outlines a strategy for addressing the key research questions. The scope of iLEAPS research spans from molecular level processes - such as synthesis of volatile organic compounds in vegetation - to Earth System science issues, climate and global change. iLEAPS research emphasises the importance of connections, feedbacks and teleconnections between the numerous processes in the land-atmosphere interface. Due to the complexity and wide range of scientific issues, iLEAPS stresses the need for increased integrative approaches and collaboration, involving scientists from various disciplines, experimentalists and modellers, and international research projects and programmes.

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Date Of Record Release 2010-05-24 13:40:05
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The iLEAPS Science Plan and Implementation Strategy defines the scientific objectives and key research issues of the land-atmosphere project of the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme. It also outlines a strategy for addressing the key research questions. The scope of iLEAPS research spans from molecular level processes - such as synthesis of volatile organic compounds in vegetation - to Earth System science issues, climate and global change. iLEAPS research emphasises the importance of connections, feedbacks and teleconnections between the numerous processes in the land-atmosphere interface. Due to the complexity and wide range of scientific issues, iLEAPS stresses the need for increased integrative approaches and collaboration, involving scientists from various disciplines, experimentalists and modellers, and international research projects and programmes.
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Source University of North Texas
Keyword Climate variability and change, Atmospheric composition, Decision-support resources, Human contributions and responses, Biosphere, Hydrology, Biogeochemistry, Global carbon cycle, Remote sensing
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Date Of Record Creation 2010-05-24 13:27:11
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Date Last Modified 2010-06-05 19:04:36
Creator Integrated Land Ecosystem-Atmosphere Processes Study
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2010-05-24 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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