An overview of iLEAPS organization

iLEAPS is a core project of IGBP. It has a Scientific Steering Committee and an International Project Office located at Helsinki, Finland.

The iLEAPS Scientific Steering Committee (SSC) members are scientists selected from the international environmental research community. New iLEAPS SSC members are appointed by the Scientific Committee of IGBP (SC-IGBP) on the basis of their scientific expertise and serve for a period of three years with the possibility of one renewal period.

iLEAPS activities are coordinated through the International Project Office (IPO) located at the University of Helsinki, Finland. iLEAPS IPO facilitates the planning and implementation of activities, provides input to the scientific development of the project, and communicates the research results to the broader scientific community as well as the policy community and general public.