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fosters harmonization of global and regional land cover products
From 14 to16 July 2004, the ESA GOFC-GOLD Project
Office and the GTOS Secretariat jointly organized a workshop on
the harmonization of land cover products. The objectives of the
meeting were to establish the strategy to meet the growing need
for detailed, accurate, and harmonized information on land cover
and land cover change products.
The following workshop results were obtained:
Framework for international harmonization efforts (consensus on
theory, key actors,
Endorsement of the Land Cover Classification System (LCCS-2) as
the common language.
Establishment of test beds for the development and evaluation of
Refined strategy for the validation of global land cover products.
Full details are available from the Land Theme Newsletter:
If you would
like to register to the GOFC-GOLD Land Theme Newsletter please contact
the ESA Land Cover Project Office: Friedrich Schiller University,
Institute of Geography, Loebdergraben 32
07743 Jena, Germany, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org,
details on GTOS please to contact the GTOS Secretariat (email@example.com)
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