North America Nodal Office

Center for Global Change and Earth Observations (CGCEO)


Michigan State University
218 Manly Miles Building
1405 S. Harrison Road
East Lansing, MI 48823
United States

Focus on:
a. Social-ecological (or coupled human and natural) systems
b. Water-Energy- Food Nexus
c. Co-design, co-implementation, co-production of knowledge
d. Africa (e.g., Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Tanzania)
e. Asia (e.g., Mongolia, China, Lower Mekong Countries, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan)
f. North America (e.g., the US Midwest)
g. South America (e.g., Brazil, Colombia)

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Tuesday, July 18, 2023 (All day) to Tuesday, July 25, 2023 (All day)

This advanced-level training will focus on using remote sensing observations from Landsat 8 and 9, Sentinel-2, and Sentinel-3 for assessing water quality parameters, including chlorophyll-a concentration, turbidity, and Total Suspended Solids (TSS) in inland lakes.

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GLP News

January 2, 2023

The Global Land Programme (GLP) IPO moved to its new home at the University of Maryland’s Department of Geographical Sciences in the United States on 1 February 2023. This transition was made possible by a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant in support of the land science community as a key part of international global change research infrastructure.

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October 11, 2022

This series of sessions at the 2023 AAG Annual Meeting aims to bring together researchers and practitioners focused on rural-urban linkages and their implications for multi-dimensional inequalities, food systems, land-use change, human well-being, or multi-scale socio-environmental governance in the context of climate change. Deadline: 28 October

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July 17, 2022

Please consider submitting an abstract to the American Geophysical Union conference session 'GC054 - Linkages across climate, hydrologic, and agricultural systems.' AGU will be held in Chicago and virtually from Dec 12-16, 2022. Deadline to submit an abstract: 3 August 2022

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July 13, 2022

The purpose of the David H. Smith Conservation Research Fellowship is to create opportunities for leading conservation scientists to strengthen their skills through two years of applied post-doctoral research, supplemented by training programs, peer networking, and field learning experiences. Application deadline: 16 September 2022

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