IHDP Knowledge Transfer Database

International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme

Acronym: IGBP

Earth System Science Partners (ESSP)

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IGBP was launched in 1987 to coordinate international research on global-scale and regional-scale interactions between Earth's biological, chemical and physical processes and their interactions with human systems. IGBP views the Earth system as the Earth's natural physical, chemical and biological cycles and processes and the social and economic dimensions.