Land-Use/Cover Change


Type of Structure: program
Regional Scope: global
Parent Organisations: IGBP.ICSU, IHDP.ISSC
Child Organisations: MRI
Duration : 1993 to 2005 COMPLETED
Contact Address: Prof. Helmut Geist

holding an official function in LUCC

General information and objectives

• Develop a fundamental understanding of the human and biophysical dynamics of land-use changes and the impacts of these changes on land cover.

• Develop robust and regionally sensitive global models of land-use/cover change with improved capacities to predict and project use/cover changes.

• Develop and understanding of land-use/ cover dynamics through systematic and integrated case studies.

• Assist in the development of a global land-use classification scheme.

about LUCC

Last update: 4/24/08
Source of data: ProClim- Research InfoSystem (1993-2020)

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