GOFC-GOLD Executive Director
is pleased to announce that GOFC-GOLD has a new Executive Director,
Dr. Steen Magnussen. A research scientist at Natural Resources Canada,
Canadian Forest Service, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, where
the new GOFC-GOLD secretariat will be based, Dr. Magnussen is involved
in improving the scope, quality and efficiency of forest inventories.
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 Dr. Magnussen for further information at: firstname.lastname@example.org
on GOFC-GOLD can be obtained at: http://www.fao.org/gtos/gofc-gold.
Their work is
complemented by two other GTOS panels - the Terrestrial Observation
Panel on Climate (TOPC)
and the Panel on Terrestrial Carbon Observations (TCO).
FAO :: Global Terrestrial Observing
System - GTOS :: 20 May 2002