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Date Posted: 24 September 2003
World Forestry Congress

Come visit the GOFC-GOLD display at booth number 27, at the World Forestry Congress in Quebec City, Canada, 21-28 September 2003.

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Date Posted: 24 September 2003
New GOFC-GOLD Project Secretariat address

Natural Resources Canada
Canadian Forest Service
Northern Forestry Centre
5320 - 122nd Street
Edmonton, Alberta T6H 3S5
Canada
Tel: (+1) 780 435-7210
Fax: (+1) 780 435-7359
Email address: GOFC-GOLD@nrcan.gc.ca


Date Posted: 17 September 2003
New Co-Chair of the Land Cover Implementation Team

Dr Chris Schmullius will be the new Co-Chair of the Land Cover Implementation Team with Dr Dave Skole. She will be replacing Iwan Gunawan, who will remain associated with GOFC/GOLD through the Scientific & Technical Board (STB).

See Land Cover Team


Date Posted: 17 September 2003
New Executive Director

Bryan Lee will be taking an early retirement from the Canadian Forest Service and will therefore be stepping down as Executive Director of GOFC/GOLD. A successor is being identified from within the Canadian Forest Service.


Date Posted: 11 February 2003
TEMS module on FAO Forest Rsources Assessment

FAO Forest Resources Assessment (FRA) data for 1980, 1990 and 2000 (including matrices, graphs and raster maps) are now available on TEMS at the pan tropical, regional, sub-regional and sampling unit levels. The land cover classification and a forest cover change variable sheet provide more detailed information related to the methodology and process used to undertake the survey. Links to the FRA homepage and the FRA 2000 full report are available in the links section.

Visit the TEMS FAO FRA module.


Date Posted: 6 February 2003
New GOFC-GOLD executive director

GTOS is pleased to announce that GOFC-GOLD has a new Executive Director, Mr. Bryan Lee, a research manager at the Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, where the new GOFC-GOLD secretariat will be based. Mr. Lee currently manages programmes in fire management systems, landscape management and international programmes.

The primary role of the GOFC-GOLD Executive Director is to maintain external and internal communication, liaise with collaborating partners, facilitate support for activities of the three implementation teams, and arrange annual meetings of the scientific and technical board. Support for this position is provided by the Canadian Space Agency and the Canadian Forest Service.

You are welcome to contact Bryan for further information at: blee@nrcan.gc.ca.


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