FAO Forestry databases
Other FAO databases related to forestry
AgrovocAgrovocis a multilingual agricultural thesaurus in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese. It is used for the description of information sources in the fields of agriculture, fisheries, forestry, nutrition, food safety and related subjects, such as the environment. Agrovoc's main role is in standardization of indexing to make searching simpler and more efficient and to provide the user with the most relevant records.
FAOLEX - ForestryCreated by the FAO Legal Office,FAOLEXstores full-text copies of international treaties, laws and regulations related to food, agriculture and renewable natural resources.
FAO MediaBaseTheMediaBaseis FAO's digital photo archive. Users can search the system with keywords and/or by region and results are presented as small thumbnail previews of the pictures along with a short caption and basic information about when and where the picture was taken. Clicking on the corresponding number will bring up a larger version of the picture and more detailed textual information.
FAOTERMTheFAO Terminological Database (FAOTERM)is a dictionary covering FAO's specialized subjects - agriculture, biology, forestry, fisheries, economics, statistics, nutrition - in a multilingual format.
Global Terrestrial Observing System (GTOS)TheGlobal Terrestrial Observing System (GTOS)is a programme for observations, modelling and analysis of terrestrial ecosystems to support sustainable development. It also houses an international directory of sites and networks of organizations that carry out long-term terrestrial monitoring and research activities.
Laws and Regulations on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture and SeedTheLaws and Regulations on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture and Seeds databasecontains legal information pertaining to plant genetic resources for food and agriculture and seeds and can be searched by country, region or keywords.
METARTMETARTprovides low-resolution satellite imagery, meteorological data and derived products and information on software tools, methods and techniques used in environmental monitoring, crop forecasting, early warning systems and desert locust control.
ProSoilTheProblem Soils (ProSoil)interactive database provides an overview of selected types of problem soils and allows users to search for literature sources, tables, figures and case studies related to problem soils.
Seed Information System (SIS)TheSeed Information System (SIS)is a global list of seed sources and also contains details on approximately 8 000 public and private institutions dealing with seed production and processing in over 150 countries.
TerrastatTerrastathouses databases containing information on major soil constraints, soils in deserts and dryland areas, population distribution, steeplands analysis, land degradation severity and human-induced land degradation due to agricultural activities.
last updated: Sunday, March 7, 2004