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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
Wetlands Monitoring by ERS Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) Data in Zambia
The objectives of the study presented in this paper were: to assess the suitability of European Remote Sensing Satellite (ERS) Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) images in monitoring the seasonal changes of the wetland areas and to carry out a comparison of the results obtained from both ERS SAR and NOAA AVHRR data. A summary of the process and results of the study are provided here.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/EIan0007.htm

Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
The Role of Remote Sensing in FAO's Global Forest Resources Assessment and Monitoring Programme
The need for assessment and systematic observations of forest cover and to establish and/or strengthen the necessary capacities has been strongly expressed in UNCED's Agenda 21. In keeping with its mandate FAO has executed a series of forest resources assessment projects. This paper focuses on the remote sensing approach used for the tropical part of the Forest Resources Assessment 1990 Project.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/EIan0001.htm

Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
A methodology for monitoring wetlands for fisheries using NOAA AVHRR LAC thermal data
Frequent baseline data on wetlands are essential for assessing fishery potential and for a host of hydrologic and environmental applications. Remote sensing is the only tool which can be used to provide those data at frequent intervals and economically. Thus an operative methodology based on the thermal inertia difference between dry and wet lands has been developed from NOAA (National Oceanic and... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/EIan0002.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 - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
FAO activities: Environmental monitoring by satellite
A brief overview of FAO activities on environmental monitoring by satellite, including ARTEMIS system and the Global Information and Early Warning System (GIEWS).
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/EIre0007.htm

Environment - Policy and management
Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
FAO activities: Agricultural applications
This general overview provides some examples with special reference to soil resources, pest and diseases, and agricultural statistics.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/EIre0024.htm

Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
FAO activities: Forestry and fisheries applications
This article lists FAO activities related to the forestry and fisheries sectors.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/EIre0025.htm

Environment - Policy and management
Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
The ICAMS Initiative: Development and implementation of an integrated coastal analysis and monitoring system
The objective of ICAMS is to develop, demonstrate and evaluate an operational system to monitor temperature, sediment, and chlorophyll concentration from multiple EO data sources and coincident standard surface measurements.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/EIre0066.htm

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