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> Theme 3: Carbon Management
> Project-Wide High-Level Synthesis

The implementation strategy of the GCP is organised around three science themes:

  1. patterns and variability,
  2. processes and interactions, and
  3. carbon management.

These focus the activities which are the main research areas that the GCP will develop over the life of the project. Within each activity there are a number of tasks which are either discrete units of implementation or components of a step-wise approach to achieve an overall goal. In addition, there are project-wide efforts to develop timely synthesis of the global carbon cycle or parts of it, and specific products for communication and outreach for the multiple audiences of the GCP.