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Posted 5 April 2006

Report of the 3rd Meeting of the GOFC-GOLD Scientific and Technical Board, China, 19-22 April 2005
GOFC-GOLD 21, GTOS-39

pub39.gif (417336 bytes)The third meeting of the Scientific and Technical Board (STB) of the panel for Global Observation of Forest and Land Cover Dynamics (GOFC-GOLD) included three separate, but related events.

The first was a 2-day STB meeting to assess the progress and new strategic directions of the GOFC-GOLD panel. This involved an examination of the soundness of existing strategy, progress made to date in implementation, the relation of GOFC-GOLD to other international activities, status of Implementation Teams and the status of Regional Networks.

The second was a 1-day meeting during which the STB participants were joined by representatives from the East Asia region to consider the possibilities of establishing a GOFCGOLD regional network in East Asia.

The third event was a 1-day joint GOFC-GOLD -China symposium on improved observations of land cover and fire for earth science and sustainable development.

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