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Annex 4
Project Network

The Project network consisted of (i) cooperating institutions and individuals, (ii) remote sensing lead centers of the Project, and (iii) correspondents nominated by the countries under assessment as direct contact for information exchange.

List of cooperating institutions and individuals:

Deforestation Modelling

Dr. R. Scotti, Forestry Faculty, University of Florence, Italy
Dr. O. Lindgren, Sweden

Database Management System (compilation of existing spatial/statistical data)

Dr. F. Blasco and Ms. E. Janodet, Institut de la Carte Internationale de la Végétation, France
Mr. R.M. Keogh, Coillte, Ireland (Assessment of Caribbean National Forests and Plantations)
Dr. D. Benessalah, Morocco (Country Brief for Morocco)
Mr. H.C. Thang, Forestry Department, Malaysia (Assessment of S.E. Asia)
Mr. D. Pandey, Ministry of Forests and Environment, India (Plantation Assessment)
Mr. D. Piaggesi, Italy (Assessment of East Sahel)
Mr. V. Sosa Cedillo, Inventario Nacional Forestal de Mexico, Mexico
Mr. W. Ojeda, Consultant, Peru
Mr. S. Oliveira Almeida, IBAMA, Brazil
Dr. C. Klein, University of Freiburg, Germany

Remote Sensing

Mr. C. Justice, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, USA
Forest Survey of India, India
National Forest Inventory, Indonesia
Istituto Agronomico per l'Oltremare, Italy
United Nations Environment Programme-GRID, Kenya, Switzerland, Thailand
Swedish Space Corporation, Sweden
Royal Forestry Department, Forest Management Division, Thailand
State Forest Committee (Lesprojekt), USSR
University of Joensuu, Finland
Mr. R. Baltaxe (retired FAO officer)
Dr. U. Héllden, Department of Physical Geography, University of Lund, Sweden
Earth Observation Satellite Co., USA 
USGS EROS Data Center, USA 
National Remote Sensing Agency, India  Delivery of satellite imagery
National Receiving Station, Indonesia 
Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais, Brazil 

Special Studies including GIS

Dr. Sandra Brown, Department of Forestry, University of Illinois, USA
USDA Forest Service, Institute of Tropical Forestry, Puerto Rico
World Conservation Monitoring Centre, England
Mr. M. Comeau, Environment Canada, Canada

The Sample Survey Design

Dr. Ray Czaplewski, USDA Forest Service, USA

The following team of scientists made the review of the Sample Survey Design under the auspices of the International Union of Forestry Research Organisations (IUFRO), Austria:
Prof. D.R. Pelz, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität, Freiburg, Germany (Coordinator)
Prof. T. Cunia, State University of New York, USA
Dr. A. de Gier, International Institute for Aerospace Survey & Earth Sciences, Netherlands
Dr. S. Poso, University of Helsinki, Finland
Dr. G. Preto, Istituto Sperimentale Selvicoltura, Italy
Prof. B. Ranneby, Swedish University of Agricural Sciences (SUAS), Sweden
Prof. K. Rennolls, Thames Polytechnic, United Kingdom
Dr. P. Schmid-Haas, Inventaire Forestier National, Switzerland
Dr. C.T. Scott, USDA Forest Service, USA

Remote Sensing Lead Centres:

IBAMA, Brazil
Subsecretario Forestal y Regulación de Uso del Suelo, Mexico
Service Permanent d'Inventaire et d'Aménagement forestiere, Zaire
National Forest Service, Forest Management Unit (FORMECU), Nigeria
Royal Forestry Department, Thailand
National Forest Inventory Project, Indonesia
Forest Survey of India, India

Participants at the Expert Consultation (May 1990):

Mr. Jan W. Van Roessel, Eros Data Center, U.S.A.
Mr. Jean Paul Malingreau, Joint Research Center of the EEC, Italy
Mr. P.R.O. Kio, Forest Research Institute of Nigeria, Nigeria
Mr. Aarne Nyyssonen, University of Helsinki, Finland
Mr. H. Kenneweg, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany
Mr. H. Croze, UNEP-GRID, Nairobi
Mr. Norman Myers, Oxford, U.K. (review of Expert Consultation)
Mr. Alan Grainger, University of Salford, Salford, U.K.
Mr. George M. Woodwell, The Woods Hole Research Center, U.S.A.
Mr. Klankamsorn Boonchana, Royal Forestry Department, Thailand
Mr. L. Sayn Wittgenstein, Canada Center for Remote Sensing, Canada
Mr. Vernon J. La Bau, Pacific Northwest Experiment Station, Alaska, USA

Members of the In-depth Review Mission (April 1992):

Mr. Derk de Groot, Ministry of Agriculture, Nature Management & Fisheries, the Netherlands
Dr. Paul C. Van Deusen, Southern Forest Experiment Station, U.S.A.
Dr. Ashbindu Singh, United Nations Environment Programme - GRID, Kenya
Dr. Nils Erik Nilsson, National Board of Forestry, Sweden
Dr. Michel Deshayes, Ecole Nationale du Génie Rural, des Eaux et des Forêts, France
Mr. Paul Howard (rapporteur), USDA Forest Service, U.S.A.

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