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Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
Bringing Africa to the desktop: the ARTEMIS Charting Applet
The ARTEMIS Charting Applet represents a new way of bringing satellite derived information to the user. Enclosed in a small webpage is a complete charting programme, together with 20-years of satellite derived statistics covering Africa.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0502_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0502_fr.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0502_es.htm

Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
Agrometeorological Crop Forecasting
Low resolution satellite imagery, meteorological data and derived products and information on software tools, methods and techniques used for environmental monitoring, crop forecasting, early warning, desert locust control and others from the ARTEMIS and Agrometeorology Groups, FAO Environment and Natural Resources Service (SDRN).
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/agromet/forecast.htm

Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
FAO activities: Environmental monitoring by satellite
A brief overview of FAO activities on environmental monitoring by satellite, including ARTEMIS system and the Global Information and Early Warning System (GIEWS).
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/EIre0007.htm

Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
Integrated Global Observing Strategy (IGOS) Partnership Forum during the Unispace III Conference
The Integrated Global Observing Strategy (IGOS) intends to unite the major satellite and surface-based systems for global environmental observations of the atmosphere, oceans and land. It is a strategic planning process, involving many partners, that links research, long-term monitoring and operational programmes, as well as data producers and users, in a framework that delivers maximum benefit an... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/EIre0073.htm

Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
Incorporating the use of VEGETATION data in FAO programmes
Data from low-resolution earth observation satellites have been used operationally by FAO for many years. The recent launch of the VEGETATION instrument on board SPOT, however, offers for the first time global coverage processed at a single centre. This article describes the various actions taken to explore the new data and to make them routinely available for use in early warning for food securi... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/EIre0087.htm

   


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