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Steering committee
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The GTOS Steering Committee (GTSC) assists in the implementation of the terrestrial observing system and advises the co-sponsors and the Secretariat on the technical content and direction of the programme. It also establishes and updates the programme requirements, reviews the effectiveness of existing programmes and recommends new initiatives.
 

CHAIR

Riccardo VALENTINI
Professor
Dept. of Forest Science & Resources
University of Tuscia
Via S. Camillo de Lellis, 01100 Viterbo, Italy
e-mail: rik@unitus.it
see Biography
 

AGENCY REPRESENTATIVES

Peter HOLMGREN
Director Environment, Climate Change and Bioenergy Division (NRC)
Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO)
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla
00100, Roma, Italy
e-mail: NRC-Director@fao.org

Gisbert GLASER
Senior Advisor
International Council for Science (ICSU)
e-mail: e-mail: gisbert.glaser@icsu.org

Wenjian ZHANG
Director, Observing and Information Systems Department (OBS)
World Meteorological Organization (WMO)
e-mail: _________________________

Norberto FERNANDEZ
Chief, Early Warning and Observing Branch
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
United Nations Avenue, Gigiri
PO Box 30552
Nairobi, Kenya
e-mail: norberto.fernandez@unep.org

Natarajan ISHWARAN
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
7 Place de Fontenoy
75352 Paris, France
e-mail: N.Ishwaran@unesco.org
 

STEERING COMMITTEE MEMBERS

André Bassolé
Directeur Général du Centre d'Etude, de Recherche et de Production en Information pour l'Environnement et le Développement Durable
Burkina Faso

Eric LAMBIN
Professor, Department of Geography
University of Louvain, Belgium

H.E. Nadia MAKRAM EBEID
Head, Centre for Environment and Development for Arab Region and Europe (CEDARE)
Cairo, Egypt

Jacqueline McGLADE
Executive Director, European Environment Agency (EEA)
Copenhagen K, Denmark

Diane WICKLAND
Manager, Terrestrial Ecology Programme - NASA
Washington, United States of America


PANEL CHAIRS

Robert R. CHRISTIAN
Coastal Panel (C-GTOS)
Department of Biology
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC 27858, USA
e-mail: christianr@ecu.edu

Han DOLMAN
Terrestrial Observation Panel for Climate (TOPC)
Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences
Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam
1081 HV Amsterdam, Netherlands
e-mail: han.dolman@geo.falw.vu.nl

Anthony C. JANETOS
Global Observation of Forest and Land Cover Dynamics (GOFC-GOLD)
Joint Global Change Research Institute
8400 Baltimore Avenue, Suite 201
College Park, MD 20740, USA
e-mail: anthony.janetos@pnl.gov

Riccardo VALENTINI
Terrestrial Carbon Observation (TCO)
Department of Forest Science and Environment
University of Tuscia
e-mail: rik@unitus.it
 

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