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Innovations in farm system management and smart use of natural capital underlie the bulk of recent agricultural productivity growth. Coordinated research on total factor productivity (TFP) can show us how to ‘do more with less’ in agriculture, enhancing the sustainability and resilience of farming systems.   Read full post

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February 22, 2019

Clarivate Analytics, the global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics to enable researchers to accelerate discovery, published its annual Highly Cited Researchers (HCR) list in November with twenty-one GLP Members, SSC Members, and GLP Fellows on it.

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February 22, 2019

GLP Fellow Patrick Hostert invites oral presentations and posters that deepen insights on land scarcity, limitations, and related advances in remote sensing and improved modeling of land systems. The session will take place on in August during the KOSMOS Conference in Berlin, Germany.

Event

February 22, 2019

The GLP working group on co-production is pleased to invite you to the fifth and final webinar of the webinar series on co-production in the field of land system science. The webinar is open to people already engaged in co-production, as well as to newcomers to the topic, who are not currently engaged in this exciting work. This webinar will focus on the ethical and contextual considerations in knowledge co-production. It will also review lessons learned from the webinar series on co-production in the field of land system science.

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February 19, 2019

Measuring, analyzing, and mapping the societal risks and vulnerabilities of climate change has become part of the standard toolkit of climate risk and vulnerability assessments. This Special Issuefocuses on the spatial assessment of climate risks and related vulnerabilities and the use of spatial data and analysis in field-based assessments. 

Event

February 19, 2019

The GLP Taipei Nodal Office is a co-organizer of the first annual conference of the currently-forming Association of Pan-Pacific Anthropocene.

Jobs

February 19, 2019

Exciting two-year Postdoc position at the German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-JenaLeipzig to develop data-driven theory on the attribution of biodiversity change.

Event

February 19, 2019

The Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) will run an international Summer School on the topic of land use and ecosystem change during August 2019 at the KIT-Campus Alpin, IMK-IFU (Garmisch-Partenkirchen).  Master and doctoral students are invited to learn about and discuss a wide range of issues related to ecosystem functioning, socio-ecological systems and land use change.

Jobs

February 19, 2019

Colorado State University is hiring a full-time Post-doctoral Fellow to work on a collaborative, NASA-funded project examining coupled human and ecological dimensions of Kenyan achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.

News

February 19, 2019

GLP Fellow Erle Ellis was recentlhy a co-author on a piece in BioScience on the lessons learned from Natura 2000.