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Environment - Policy and management
Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
FAO supports the development of a new Spatial Data Management Unit in Lebanon's Ministry of Agriculture
This paper reports on the technical assistance FAO is providing to develop Lebanon's monitoring capabilities using remotely sensed data. It is also offering advice on the nature and localities of change and on protective measures for selected elements of the agricultural resource base that are at risk. These would be based on leading-edge use of satellite earth observation and telecommunications t... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/EIre0088.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 - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
Remote sensing-based spatial information for sustainable management of forests
This FAO study on remote sensing-based spatial information for sustainable management of forests addressed the following issues: assessment of requirements for spatial information in order to support sustainable forest management; preliminary evaluation of the extent to which these requirements for spatial information can be met by existing and planned remote sensing systems; identification of the... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/EIre0080.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 - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
FAO Land Cover Classification: a dichotomous, modular-hierarchical approach
This article presents the FAO Land Cover Classification system - a comprehensive standardized a priori classification system, designed to meet specified user requirements and created mapping exercises, but independent of the scale or means used.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/EIre0019.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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