12 May 2015 — An IGBP/APN Special Issue of Weather and Climate Extremes Journal has been recently published.
This open-access publication covers topics related to the needs of LDCs focusing on natural hazards and disasters, human health and environment, and the role of indigenous knowledge systems. Particularly addressing the LDCs from the Asia-Pacific region, this special issue serves as a culmination of programme synthesis funded by APN through ARCP2012-06CMY-IGBP and part of the International Geosphere–Biopshere Programme (IGBP) second major international synthesis of key policy-relevant areas within global environmental change (GEC) research.
The publication also highlight research gaps that could be addressed by the emerging Future Earth Research programme as IGBP draws to a close.
For a full copy of articles: Weather and Climate Extremes, Volume 7, Pages 1-116 (March 2015)