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Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
TCP/ROM/2801: Land cover/land use inventory by remote sensing for agricultural reform
This project is expected to revitalize the agriculture sector and to provide the Romanian Ministry of Agriculture with updated and accurate information on the land cover/land use of the country.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN1202_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN1202_fr.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN1202_es.htm

Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
New publication: Global Land Cover Network
SD-Dimensions announces a new publication from the Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment group. Entitled "Global Land Cover Network", this publication contains the proceedings of the FAO/UNEP Expert Consultation on Strategies for Global Land Cover Mapping and Monitoring.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0802_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0802_fr.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0802_es.htm

Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
Preparation of a land cover database through remote sensing and GIS: Pilot study in Bulgaria
The Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment group publishes a special, Number 21 in the Remote sensing for decision-makers series:"Preparation of a land cover database through remote sensing and GIS: Pilot study in Bulgaria".
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0702_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0702_fr.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0702_es.htm

Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
TEMS (Terrestrial Ecosystem Monitoring Sites database)
The New TEMS database is now on line. The Terrestrial Ecosystem Monitoring Sites database (TEMS) is an international directory of sites (T.Sites) and networks that carry out long-term terrestrial monitoring and research activities. Based on a core list of 110 variables, the database provides information on the "who, what and where" of long term terrestrial monitoring for use by both the scientific... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2001/EN0501_en.htm

Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
Preparation of land cover database of Bulgaria through remote sensing and GIS
The FAO project TCP/BUL/8922 "Strengthening Capacity in Agricultural Development through Remote Sensing and GIS" has produced 14 land cover maps at 1:50 000 scale for selected test areas of the country, covering 5 600 sq km. These maps were prepared using Landsat satellite data, acquired in 1998 and 1999 as the main data source and thus represent the land cover existing at that time. The land cove... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2001/EN0604_en.htm

Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
The Role of Remote Sensing in FAO's Global Forest Resources Assessment and Monitoring Programme
The need for assessment and systematic observations of forest cover and to establish and/or strengthen the necessary capacities has been strongly expressed in UNCED's Agenda 21. In keeping with its mandate FAO has executed a series of forest resources assessment projects. This paper focuses on the remote sensing approach used for the tropical part of the Forest Resources Assessment 1990 Project.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/EIan0001.htm

Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
FAO Land Cover Classification: a dichotomous, modular-hierarchical approach
This article presents the FAO Land Cover Classification system - a comprehensive standardized a priori classification system, designed to meet specified user requirements and created mapping exercises, but independent of the scale or means used.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/EIre0019.htm

Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
The FAO AFRICOVER Programme
AFRICOVER is a tool that allows the preparation of the basic geographic information common to the information components of current and future programmes concentrating on natural resources in African countries. From a technical point of view, the preparation of AFRICOVER products relies primarily on remote sensing data and Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/EIre0053.htm

   


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