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FAO Publications on Remote Sensing

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Remote Sensing Centre Series

1998

RSC-75. "Groundwater Exploration by Satellite Remote Sensing in the Syrian Arab Republic". [Abstract]

1997
RSC-74. "AFRICOVER: Spécifications géométriques et cartographiques". [Introduction]
RSC-73. "Light aerial remote sensing applied to local rural development". [Executive summary]
RSC-72. "Evaluation of commercial remotely sensed data for assessment of illicit crops, a desk study". [Summary and introduction]
RSC-71. " AFRICOVER, classification de l'occupation du sol". [Introduction]
RSC-70. " AFRICOVER land cover classification". [Introduction]
RSC-69. "Wetlands Monitoring by ERS - SAR Data, a Case Study: Lake Bangweulu Wetland System, Zambia". [Summary]

1995
RSC-68. "Monitoring wetlands for fisheries by NOAA AVHRR LAC thermal data". [Summary]

1994
FAO-ARTEMIS NOAA AVHRR NDVI
Image Bank Africa 1981-1991 (CD-ROM)

1993

RSC-67. "Radar imagery: Theory and Interpretation". Lecture notes.
RSC-66. "Use of NOAA AVHRR HRPT data for assessment of the forest area of Liberia". [Summary]
RSC-65. "Remote sensing and its application to investment project identification and preparation - a study with special reference to the FAO Investment Centre". [Summary]
RSC-64. "Calibration and integrated modelling of remote sensing data for desert locust habitat monitoring". [Summary]

1991

RSC-63. "Use of high resolution satellite data and aerial sampling photographs for land planning: Results in Chad". [Summary]
RSC-62. "Principes d'Imagerie Radar". [Summary]
RSC-61. "Utilization of SPOT satellite imagery for inventory of forest resources in Sylhet District, Bangladesh". [Summary]

1990
RSC-58. "Use of high resolution satellite data for coastal fisheries - Pilot study in the Philippines". [Summary]
RSC-57. "Use of high resolution satellite data for irrigation management and monitoring - Pilot study in Indonesia". [Summary]
RSC-56. "Erosion mapping using high-resolution satellite data and geographic information system. Pilot study in Brazil". [Summary]
RSC-55. "Assessment of the use of SAR images for land use mapping in Tunisia" (Final report)
RSC-54. "Proceedings of the 14th UN/FAO International training course on remote sensing applications to land resources".
RSC-53. "Use of high resolution satellite data for soil mapping: Pilot project in Botswana".
RSC-52. "Evaluation de l'utilisation d'images SAR géocodées pour la cartographie de l'utilisation du sol en Tunisie: Le cas de Grombalia".

1989
RSC-51. "Evaluation de l'utilisation d'images SAR pour la cartographie de l'utilisation du sol en Tunisie: Le cas de M'Saken".
RSC-50. "Report of the Thirteenth UN/FAO International Training Course, Remote Sensing Applications to Water Resources".
RSC-49. "Report of the Twelfth UN/FAO International Training Course, Contribution of Remote Sensing to Marine Fisheries".

1988
RSC-48. "Introduction to Remote Sensing".
RSC-47. "Report of the Eleventh UN/FAO International Training Course, Remote Sensing Applications in Agricultural Statistics".
RSC-46. "Principles of Radar Imagery" (Lecture notes)
RSC-45. "Use of High Resolution Satellite Imagery for Agriculture and Marine Applications in the Maldives".
RSC-44. "Multithematic Analogic Interpretation of Landsat TM Imagery for the Rome Region".

1986
RSC-41. "Rapport du huitième et neuvième cours de formation FAO/UNDRO/WMO/ASE applications de la télédétection pour la prévision, le contrôle et la prévention des inondations".
RSC-40. "Report of the Tenth UN/FAO International Training Course Applied to Monitoring Forest Lands".
RSC-39. "Remote Sensing for Food security".
RSC-38. "Reconnaissance Groundwater Appraisal of Bohol Island by Satellite Data analysis".
RSC-37. "Agricultural Drought Monitoring by Meteosat in Africa".
RSC-36. "Evaluation de données SPOT simulées pour l'étude de différents thèmes liés aux ressources renouvelables".

1985
RSC-35. "Report of an Expert Consultation on International Cooperation in Remote Sensing Applied to Renewable Resources".
RSC-34. "Reflective Properties of Natural Surfaces with Reference to Radar and Digital Analysis".
RSC-33. "Report on Remote Sensing Applications for Renewable Resources in Developing Countries".
RSC-32. "Concepts for Global Mapping of Woody Vegetation using Remote Sensing Data".
RSC-31. "Monitoring Algae Growth by Digital Analysis of Landsat Data: Orbetello Lagoon Case Study".
RSC-28. "Report on Expert Consultation on WISI/WAPI and Thematic Cartography".
RSC-27. "Report of the Ninth International Training Course on Applications of Remote sensing to Aquaculture and Inland Fisheries".

1984
RSC-26. "Remote Sensing and Food Production for a Growing World Population".
RSC-25. "Proceedings of the Sixth FAO/UNDRO/WMO/ESA International Training Course in Remote Sensing Applications to Flood Control and Forecasting".
RSC-24. "Short Course Training of Remote Sensing Users from Developing Countries - FAO's experience".
RSC-23. "Application of Analog Remote Sensing Techniques for the Assessment of Land Use Potential".
RSC-22. "Report of the Eighth UN/FAO International Training Course on Remote Sensing Applications to Water Resources".

1983
RSC-21. "Reflective Properties of Natural Surface with Reference to Digital Analysis".
RSC-20. "Seventh UN/FAO International Training Course in Remote Sensing Applications to Thematic Mapping with Special Reference to Land Use".
RSC-19. "Remote Sensing Applied to Land Resources - an FAO Overview".
RSC-18. "Capacity and Mechanisms of International Cooperation in Remote Sensing Applications". RSC-17. "Report of the FAO/UNEP International Training Course on Wildlife Management".
RSC-16. "Proceedings of the Third Small Expert consultation on WISI/WAPI".
RSC-15. "Utilization of RS Data for Mapping Aquatic Ecosystems of the Nigerian Coastal Areas".
RSC-13. "Landsat Data as an Aid for Obtaining Agricultural Statistics".
RSC-12. "The FAO Remote Sensing Centre: Role and Activities".

1982
RSC-11. "Toward a Standardized Hierarchical Classification of Vegetation for Remote Sensing".
RSC-10. "Remote Sensing in Developing Countries - FAO's experience".
RSC-9. "Application of Satellite Remote Sensing for Land and Water Resources Appraisal, Yemen".
RSC-8. "Proceedings of Training Course on Applications of New remote Sensing Techniques to Forest Resources Survey".
RSC-7. "Application of Satellite Imagery to Soil Survey".
RSC-5. "Applications for Water Resources and Hydrology".


Remote Sensing for Decision-makers Series

21."Preparation of a land cover database through remote sensing and GIS: Pilot study in Bulgaria" (also available in French)
20. "Assessment of priority areas for trypanosomiasis control actions by satellite data and fuzzy logic: Pilot study in Togo" (also available in French)
19. "Inventory and monitoring of shrimp farms by radar satellite data - Pilot study in Sri Lanka" (also available in French)
18. "Satellite imagery for a crop information system - Pilot study in Romania" (also available in French)
17. "Satellite Imagery and Geographic Information Systems in Groundwater Exploration - Pilot Study in the Syrian Arab Republic" (English, French)
16. "Satellite Imagery for Rangeland Assessment and Monitoring - Pilot Study in Morocco" (English, French)
15. "Satellite Imagery to Assist Forest Management - Pilot Study in Morocco (English, French)
14. "Satellite Imagery for Aquaculture Study and Lagoon Management.- Pilot Study in Morocco". (English, French)
13. "Satellite Imagery for Forest Decline Assessment and Monitoring - Pilot Study in Poland".(English, French)
12. "Satellite Imagery and Geographic Information Systems in Forest Fire Management - Pilot Study in Poland". (English, French)
11. "Satellite Imagery for the Study of Urban Expansion - Pilot study in Tunisia". (English, French)
10. "Satellite Imagery for Rural Development - Pilot study in Tunisia". (English, French)
9. "Evaluation of Natural Disaster Damage - Pilot study in Tunisia". (English, French)
8. "Satellite Imagery for the Dynamic Study of Desertification - Pilot study in Tunisia". (English, French)
7. "Satellite Imagery for the Study of Marine Pollution - Pilot study in Tunisia". (English, French)
6. "Données Satellite Haute Résolution et Photographies Aériennes Echantillon, Inventaire des terres irrigables au Tchad". (French)
5. "High Resolution Satellite Data for Coastal Fisheries - Pilot study in the Philippines". (English)
4. "High Resolution Satellite Data for Agricultural Statistics - Preliminary Review". (English)
3. "High Resolution Satellite Data for Irrigation Management, Pilot study in Indonesia". (English)
2. "High Resolution Satellite Data for Land Conservation Planning - Pilot study in Brazil". (English)
1. "High Resolution Satellite Data for Soil Mapping - Pilot study in Botswana". (English)


Environment and Natural Resources Series

  1. Africover: specifications for geometry and cartography, 2000
  2. Terrestrial Carbon Observations
    The Ottawa assessment of requirements, status and next steps
    , 2002
  3. Terrestrial Carbon Observations
    The Rio de Janeiro recommandations for terrestrial and atmospheric measurements
    ,
    2002
  4. Organic agriculture, environment and food security, 2002
  5. Terrestrial Carbon Observations
    The Frascati report on in situ carbon data and information
    , 2002
  6. The clean development mechanism (CDM): implications for energy and sustainable agriculture and rural development projects, 2003 (in printing)

Environment and Natural Resources Working Papers

  1. Inventory and monitoring of shrimp farms in Sri Lanka by ERS SAR data, 1999
  2. Solar photovoltaics for sustainable agriculture and rural development, 2000
  3. Energia solar fotovoltaica para la agricultura y el desarrollo rural sostenibles, 2000
  4. The energy and agriculture nexus, 2000
  5. World wide agroclimatic database, FAOCLIM CD-rom v. 2.01, 2001
  6. Preparation of a land cover database of Bulgaria through remote sensing and GIS, 2001
  7. GIS and spatial analysis for poverty and food insecurity, 2002
  8. Enviromental monitoring and natural resources management for food security and sustainable development, CD-rom, 2002
  9. Local climate estimator, LocClim 1.0 CD-rom, 2002
  10. Toward a GIS-based analysis of mountain environments and populations, 2003
  11. TERRASTAT: Global land resources GIS models and databases for poverty and food insecurity mapping, CD-rom, 2003
  12. FAO & climate change, Cd-rom, 2003
  13. Groundwater search by remote sensing, a methodological approach, 2003



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