GLP Newsletter Issue No. 8 (March 2012)

Articles: The GLOBE Project: accelerating global synthesis of local studies in land change science; Analyzing land use transitions: how the HANPP framework can help to advance our understanding of changes in land use intensification; Carbon hotspots in cities can ameliorate carbon loss due to urban sprawl; Carbon markets as a driver for multiple ecosystem service and economic benefits; Land systems after socio-economic disturbances: the collapse of the Soviet Union versus Chernobyl; How collaborative research programmes will support policies in a better way; Land use transition in South America: framing the present, preparing for a sustainable future; LuccME-TerraME: an open-source framework for spatially explicit land use change modelling; Risk, vulnerability and adaptation capacity: a reflection about the non-reducibility of social and bio-physical vulnerability; Project URBISAmazonia: what is the nature of the urban phenomenon in the contemporary Amazonia?; Infrastructure, institutions and land cover change: a comparative analysis in the Southwestern Amazon; Linking models of human behaviour and decision making processes with land system models

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