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12/07/2019
The Group on Earth Observations (GEO) is inviting interested participants to submit abstracts for the two GEO sessions taking place during the upcoming meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU). The deadline for submissions is 31 July 2019 23:59 EDT. The AGU Fall Meeting 2019 will be held on 9-13 December 2019...
01/07/2019
GFOI partner the Norwegian Ministry of Climate and Environment will purchase and freely distribute high resolution satellite imagery of all tropical forests. A broad set of stakeholders will be given free access to use the data to better analyze forests and land use change, including governments, scientists and NGOs. The international...
03/05/2019
A special issue of the “Remote Sensing” Journal, under "Forest Remote Sensing, is open for submissions on “National REDD+ Monitoring and Reporting”. The deadline is 29 May 2020. Contributors are welcome to submit national or local case studies related to humid and dry forests. The manuscripts can cover different monitoring targets...
29/03/2019
The Global Forest Observations Initiative (GFOI) is compiling a Registry of Tools available to support countries in forest monitoring activities. The tool will be considered for inclusion within this registry if it: - is a software which can be used within a National Forest Monitoring Systems (NFMS) and associated measurement, reporting and verification...
21/03/2019
Proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in a 2012 Resolution and celebrated annually on 21 March, the International Day of Forests (IDF) celebrates and raises awareness of the importance of all types of forests. On each IDF, countries are encouraged to organize tree planting campaigns or other activities involving forests and...
18/03/2019
GFOI welcomes SERVIR-Amazonia, the new hub for satellite data, Earth science, local data, and visualization tools across the Amazon Basin. SERVIR Amazonia will be funded by USAID with science and technology support from NASA, and implemented by the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) and a network of local and international partners...
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