& Technical Board (STB)
ensures the continuing progress toward the long-term objective
of providing on-going space-based and in-situ observations
of forests and other vegetation cover for sustainable management
of terrestrial resources, and to obtain an accurate, reliable,
quantitative understanding of the terrestrial carbon budget.
works to form partnerships that lead to the initiation
of project activities which will be managed by the Implementation
Teams. Members are selected from user agencies and technical
agencies contributing substantially to GOFC-GOLD.
meetings are held every three to four years in conjunction
with strategy revision and update.