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Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
Groundwater Exploration by Satellite Remote Sensing in the Syrian Arab Republic
A study undertaken in the Syrian Arab Republic indicates that the integration into a geographic information system of data extracted from earth observation satellites with those traditionally gathered, coupled with selected field investigations and the geological knowledge of the area under investigation, provides a powerful tool in groundwater search. This article offers examples of related activ... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/eian0009.htm

Environment - Policy and management
Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
Space-related activities of FAO
This paper was presented at the Third UN Conference on the Exploration and Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (Unispace III), Vienna, 19-30 July 1999. It provides a general overview of FAO activities related to the use of space technology, including remote sensing and GIS development and applications.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/EIre0076.htm

Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
Overview of FAO remote sensing, Geographic Information System and agrometeorological activities
This paper provides an overview of FAO remote sensing, Geographic Information System and agrometeorological activities at all levels - global, regional, and national - and includes examples.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/EIre0005.htm

Environment - Policy and management
Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
Strengthening capacity in agricultural development through remote sensing and GIS
This paper reports on a technical assistance project initiated in Bulgaria in June 1999 with the aim of developing and testing RS/GIS methodologies suited to local conditions for rapid survey of land cover/land use in three different districts representative of the country's agricultural production.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/EIre0083.htm

Environment - Policy and management
Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
Regional Workshop for Decision-makers on Remote Sensing/GIS Applications in Agricultural and Environmental Management
Summary report of the Regional Workshop for Decision-makers on Remote Sensing/GIS Applications in Agricultural and Environmental Management held in Santiago, Chile (7-11 December 1998). Workshop topics included remote sensing and GIS and their applications in forestry, water resources, agriculture and environment.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/EIre0067.htm

Environment - Policy and management
Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
FAO/ESA workshop for decision-makers on remote sensing/GIS applications
Since 1991, in close cooperation with the European Space Agency (ESA) and other bodies, FAO has organized workshops for decision-makers on remote sensing/GIS applications to agricultural and environmental management in Central and Eastern European countries. This article provides notes on the FAO/ESA workshop held in Assenovgrad, Bulgaria, (10-14 November 1997).
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/EIre0039.htm

Environment - Policy and management
Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
ESCAP/FAO/ESA sub-regional workshop for decision-makers on remote sensing/GIS applications
This article reports on a subregional workshop for decision-makers on remote sensing/GIS applications held in Baku, Azerbaijan, in October 1997. This first joint ESCAP/FAO/ESA activity in Central Asia was organized to address consequences of the transition process, which could benefit from remote sensing and GIS applications.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/EIre0040.htm

Environment - Policy and management
Regional Workshop for Decision-Makers on Remote Sensing/Geographic Information Systems Applications to Agricultural and Environmental Management
Summary report of the Regional Workshop for Decision-Makers on Remote Sensing/Geographic Information Systems Applications to Agricultural and Environmental Management FAO/ESCAP, in cooperation with Kazakhstan National Aerospace Agency, held in Almaty, Kazakhstan, 20-24 September 1999 for the benefit of countries of Central Asia and Eastern Europe. The workshop belongs to a series of activities in... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/EIre0081.htm

Environment - Policy and management
Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
Regional workshop for decision-makers on remote sensing and the GIS in environment and agricultural management issues
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/spdirect/EIre0056.htm

Environment - Policy and management
Integrated global observing strategy: Putting the vision of digital Earth into actions by international communities
This keynote speech was given at the International Symposium on the Digital Earth, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, 29 November-2 December 1999. According to the note, to address environment and sustainability issues, information and decision support tools are essential.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EPdirect/EPre0091.htm

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