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Land Use and Land Cover Change, International Geosphere-Biosphere Program

Service Provider Description
The Land Use and Land Cover Change (LUCC) Project is a Programme
Element of the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme (IGBP) of
the International Council of Scientific Unions (ICSU) and the
International Human Dimensions Programme on Global Environmental
Change (IHDP), of the International Social Science Council (ISSC).
This Core Project is an interdisciplinary programme aimed to improve
understanding of the land use and land cover change dynamics and their
relationships with the global environmental change. From inception the
planning and implementation of the project has actively engaged both
the physical and social science communities.
The LUCC International Project Office (IPO) was started in 1996 at the
Institut Cartogfic de Catalunya (ICC), Barcelona, Spain. The Office
is financially supported by the Catalan Government. The IPO produces
regular newsletters and reports which keep the LUCC researchers and
others informed about the developments within the LUCC Project.
For more information visit the Land Use and Cover Change International
Project Office site at:
For more information on the International Geosphere-Biosphere Program
(IGBP) see:
LUCC International Project Office
Institut Cartogfic de Catalunya
Parc de Montjucccc
E-08038 Barcelona, Spain
Tel: (+34-3) 425 2900
Fax: (+34-3) 426 7442
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