Atlas for a Changing Planet

Categories: Big picture
Published on: December 1, 2015


Atlas for a Changing PlanetUnderstanding natural and human systems is an essential first step toward reducing the severity of climate change and adapting to a warmer future.

Maps and geographic information systems are the primary tools by which scientists, policymakers, planners, and activists visualize and understand our rapidly changing world. Spatial information informs decisions about how to build a better future.