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See also GOFC-GOLD reports

2010

new publication GTOS
Biennial
report
2008-2009

January 2008,
GTOS-73
(2.31 MB)
GTOS biennial report 2008-2009

A Framework for Terrestrial Climate-Related Observations and Development of Standards for the Terrestrial Essential Climate Variables: Proposed Workplan, September 2010

  • GTOS-78 Condensed Report, (0.25 MB)
  • GTOS-77 Full Report, (0.46 MB)
  • Report on the 12th session of the TOPC, 10-11 March 2010, GTOS-75  (0.71 MB)

    2009

    GTOS submission to UNFCCC SBSTA 30, June 2009: Terrestrial framework mechanisms and assessment of available standards and guides to terrestrial ECVs, GTOS-71

    ECV 13: Fire Disturbance: assessment report on available methodological standards and guides, 1 Nov 2009, GTOS-68  (0.97 MB)

    ECV 12: Biomass: assessment report on available methodological standards and guides, 1 Nov 2009, GTOS-67  (1.09 MB)

    ECV 11: LAI: assessment report on available methodological standards and guides, 1 Nov 2009, GTOS-66  (0.94 MB)

    ECV 10: FAPAR: assessment report on available methodological standards and guides, 1 Nov 2009, GTOS-65  (1.00 MB)

    ECV 09: Land cover: assessment report on available methodological standards and guides, 1 Nov 2009, GTOS-64  (1.35 MB)

    ECV 08: Albedo: assessment report on available methodological standards and guides, 1 Nov 2009, GTOS-63  (0.86 MB)

    ECV 07: Permafrost: assessment report on available methodological standards and guides, 1 Nov 2009, GTOS-62  (1.08 MB)

    ECV 06: Glaciers and Ice Caps: assessment report on available methodological standards and guides, 1 Nov 2009, GTOS-61  (0.95 MB)

    ECV 05: Snow Cover: assessment report on available methodological standards and guides, 1 Nov 2009, GTOS-60  (0.90 MB)

    ECV 04: Lakes and Reservoirs: assessment report on available methodological standards and guides, 1 Nov 2009, GTOS-59  (0.94 MB)

    ECV 03: Groundwater: assessment report on available methodological standards and guides, GTOS-58

    ECV 02: Water Use: assessment report on available methodological standards and guides, GTOS-57

    ECV 01: River Discharge: assessment report on available methodological standards and guides, 1 Nov 2009, GTOS-56  (1.00 MB)

    2008

    Report on the 11th session of the TOPC,
    29-30 Oct 2008, GTOS-72   283 K)

    GCOS/GOOS/GTOS Progress Report on GCOS IP, GTOS-70

    GTOS submission to UNFCCC SBSTA 29, December 2008: Terrestrial framework mechanisms and assessment of available standards and guides to terrestrial ECVs, GTOS-69

    Terrestrial Carbon Observations: Protocols for Vegetation Sampling and Data Submission, 31 July 2008, GTOS-55   (5 195 K)

    Integrated Global Observations of the Land: an IGOS-P Theme. IGOL Report, No. 8, May 2008, GTOS-54, (4.58 MB)

    Terrestrial Essential Climate Variables for Assessment, Mitigation and Adaptation., January 2008, GTOS-52   (3033 K)

    GTOS Biennial report 2006-2007
    January 2008,
    GTOS-50 (4422 K)

    2007

    Report on the 10th session of the TOPC,
    15-16 Nov 2007,
    GTOS-53   (392 K)

    Global Terrestrial Network - Hydrology (GTN-H), Report of the 3rd GTN-H Coordination Panel Meeting, Koblenz, Germany 17-19 September 2007, GCOS-116, WMO/TD 1415, GTOS-51   (791 K)

    Required Observations of Terrestrial Essential Climate Variables (ECVs) (version 05), September 2007, GTOS Secretariat   (40 K)

    Assessing the Status of the Development of Standards for the ECVs in the Terrestrial Domain, GTOS Progress Report to the 26th Meeting of the UNFCCC SBSTA, March 2007, GTOS-49   (111 K)

    A Framework for Terrestrial Climate-Related Observations: Implementation Options, GTOS Progress Report to the 26th Meeting of the UNFCCC SBSTA, March 2007, GTOS-48   (94 K)

    2006

    2nd GTOS Panel Chairs meeting, ICSU headquarters, Paris, France, 28–29 June 2006, GTOS-47   (391 K)

    Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Deforestation in Developing Countries: Considerations for Monitoring and Measuring, August 2006, GTOS-46, GOFC-GOLD 26   (6113 K)

    New TCO strategy document,
    2006,
    GTOS-45   (44 K)

    Report to the TCO Panel meeting,
    26-27 June 2006,
    GTOS-44   (57 K)

    Report on the 9th session of the TOPC,
    28-29 March 2006,
    GTOS-43   (541 K)

    A Revised Strategy for GOFC-GOLD,
    Townshend J.R. and Brady M.A., January 2006,
    GOFC-24, GTOS-42   (275 K)

    Report on the GTOS Steering Committee Meeting,
    25-27 January 2006,
    GTOS-41   (163 K)

    GTOS Biennial report 2004-2005
    January 2006,
    GTOS-40   (5078 K), spanish version - not formatted (3180 K)

    2005

    Report of the 3rd Meeting of the GOFC-GOLD Science and Technology Board, Beijing, China, 19-22 April 2005, GOFC-GOLD 21, GTOS-39   (235 K)

    GTOS Sponsors Meeting, Rome, Italy, 12-13 April 2005, GTOS-38   (153 K)

    Report of the 2nd Meeting of the GTN-H Coordination Panel, Koblenz, Germany, July 4-5, 2005, GCOS 101, GTOS-37   (1383 K)

    Coastal GTOS phase 1 implementation plan. GTOS 36
    2005,
    GTOS-36   (2991 K)

    2004

    GTOS/GCOS Eighth Session of the Terrestrial Observation Panel for Climate Summay Report
    2004,
    GTOS-35, GCOS-93, (549 K)

    2003..1996

    GTOS Biennial report 2002-2003
    2002 - 2003,
    GTOS-34 (English)   (1,373 K), 3, GTOS-34 (Arabic)   (4,418 K)

    Report on the GTN-H Coordination Panel Meeting, Toronto, Canada, 21-22 November 2002, GCOS 83, GTOS-33   (244 K)

    Report on the GCOS/GTOS/HWRP Expert Meeting on Hydrological Data for Global Studies, Toronto, Canada, 18-20 November 2002, GCOS-84, GTOS-32   (404 K)

    TCO: The Frascati report on in situ carbon data and information
    November 2002,
    GTOS-31   (1,469 K)

    GTOS Biennial report
    2000 - 2001,
    GTOS-30   (1,791 K)

    GCOS/GTOS/HWRP Expert Meeting on the Implementation of a Global Terrestrial Network - Hydrology (GTN-H), GTOS 29, GCOS 71 Koblenz, Germany, June 2001, GTOS-29   (225 K)

    Global Change and Mountain Regions, The Mountain Research Initiative
    IGBP 49, GTOS 28, IHDP 13, January 2001
    GTOS-28   (356 K)

    Terrestrial Data Management and Accessibility Workshop in Central and Eastern Europe
    Vácrátót, Hungary, 30 October - 4 November, 2000
    GTOS-27   (199 K)

    GCOS/GTOS/HWRP Establishment of a Global Hydrological Observation Network for Climate
    Geisenheim, Germany, June 26-30, 2000
    GTOS-26   (1182 K)

    IGOS-P Carbon Cycle Observation Theme: Terrestrial and Atmospheric Components
    October, 2000 (revised February 2001)
    GTOS-25   (241 K)

    GTOS Biennial report
    1998 - 1999
    GTOS-24   (1,029 K)

    Terrestrial Carbon Observation, Synthesis Workshop
    Ottawa, Canada, February 8-11, 2000
    GTOS-23   (1,012 K)

    GTOS/GCOS Terrestrial Observation Panel for Climate, fifth session
    Birmingham, UK, July 27-30, 1999
    GTOS-22   (386 K)

    GTOS Regional Implementation Plan for Southern Africa
    February, 2001
    GTOS-21   (508 K)

    GTOS Regional Implementation Plan for Central and Eastern Europe (CEE)
    February, 2000
    GTOS-20   (541 K)

    GTOS Steering Committee, second session
    Santander, Spain June 15-19, 1998
    GTOS-19   (248 K)

    GTOS Data and Information Management Plan
    October, 1998
    GTOS-18   (133 K)

    GTOS Implementation Plan
    December, 1998
    GTOS-17   (372 K)

    Report of the G3OS, Joint Data and Information Management Panel, fourth session
    Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, May 28, April 1, 1998
    GTOS-16   (34 K)

    GTOS/GCOS Terrestrial Observation Panel for Climate, fourth session
    Corvallis,USA, May 26-29, 1998
    GTOS-15   (413 K)

    GTOS Annual Report -1997
    December, 1997
    GTOS-14   (608 K)

    GHOST - Global Hierarchical Observing Strategy
    June, 1997
    GTOS-13   (251 K)

    GCOS/GTOS Plan for Terrestrial Climate-related Observations, version 2.0
    June, 1997
    GTOS-12   (352 K)

    GCOS/GOOS/GTOS Joint Data and Information Management Panel (JDIMP), third session
    Tokyo, Japan, July 15-18, 1997
    GTOS-11   (134 K)

    Meeting of Experts on Ecological Networks
    Guernica, Spain, June 17-20, 1997
    GTOS-10   (81 K)

    Global Observing Systems Space Panel (GOSSP), third session
    Paris, France, May 27-30, 1997
    GTOS-9   (171 K)

    GTOS Coordination and Implementation meeting
    Rome, Italy, May 12-15, 1997
    GTOS-8   (59 K)

    GTOS and the Conventions
    October 1996 (Updated April 1997)
    GTOS-7   (217 K)

    First meeting of the GTOS Steering Committee, final session
    Rome, Italy, December 2-5, 1996
    GTOS-6   (51 K)

    Global Observing Systems Space Panel, second session
    Geneva, Switzerland, October 16-18, 1996
    GTOS-5   (97 K)

    In Situ Observations for the Global Observing Systems
    Geneva, Switzerland, September 10-13, 1996
    GTOS-4   (149 K)

    Planning Group Report -"GTOS: Turning a sound concept into a practical reality"
    June, 1996
    GTOS-3   (43 K)

    Expert Meeting on Hydrological Data for Global Observing Systems
    Geneva, Switzerland, April 29 May 1, 1996
    GTOS-2   (40K)

    GCOS/GTOS Terrestrial Observation Panel for Climate, third session
    Cape Town, South Africa, March 19-22, 1996
    GTOS-1   (131 K)

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