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Science Framework

The Global Carbon Project (GCP) studies the integrated picture of the carbon cycle and other interacting biogeochemical cycles, including biophysical and human dimensions and their interactions and feedbacks.

This broad objective is covered by three themes:

  • Diagnostics - Patterns and variability of natural and anthropogenic carbon sources and sinks
  • Vulnerability - Processes and feedbacks of the biophysical-human system
  • Low Carbon - Carbon management and policy.

2010 Research Directions:

Science Framework and Implementation document:

The GCP published its initial Science Framework and Implementation strategy in 2002.