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Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
El Niņo situation and prospects: 7 June 2002
7 June 2002. This El Niņo situation and prospects report notes that uncertainty continues to prevail about a full-fledged El Niņo, with Pacific Sea Surface Temperatures (SST) remaining slightly above average, while the typical response of the atmosphere is still not setting in.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0602_en.htm

Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
El Niņo situation and prospects: 6 May 2002
The 6 May update of "El Niņo situation and prospects" notes that uncertainty continues to prevail about a full-fledged El Niņo developing this year: Pacific Sea Surface Temperatures (SST) remain above average, but the expected response of the atmosphere fails to develop.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0503_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0503_fr.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0503_es.htm

Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
ASIACOVER - Towards the Development and Applications of a Multi-purpose Environmental and Natural Resources Information Base for Food Security and Sustainable Development
The renewable natural resources of many Asian countries have come under severe strain over the past two or three decades and most indicators point towards a continuation of this trend. Whilst a large amount of data related to land cover exist in Asia, most are not consistent over large geographic areas and therefore cannot be aggregated at regional and/or sub-regional scale. Hence, the aim of the ... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/en0301_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/en0301_fr.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/en0301_es.htm

Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
El Niņo situation and prospects: April 2002
April 2002. This report is a coupled atmospheric and oceanic phenomenon; predictions are based on several independent observations. To estimate future El Niņo-Southern Oscillation (or ENSO) conditions, a common practice is to compare different reputable models that currently represent the state-of-the-art as far as dynamical and statistical ENSO prediction systems are concerned.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0401_en.htm

Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
TEMS (Terrestrial Ecosystem Monitoring Sites database)
The New TEMS database is now on line. The Terrestrial Ecosystem Monitoring Sites database (TEMS) is an international directory of sites (T.Sites) and networks that carry out long-term terrestrial monitoring and research activities. Based on a core list of 110 variables, the database provides information on the "who, what and where" of long term terrestrial monitoring for use by both the scientific... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2001/EN0501_en.htm

Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
Agrometeorological Crop Forecasting
Low resolution satellite imagery, meteorological data and derived products and information on software tools, methods and techniques used for environmental monitoring, crop forecasting, early warning, desert locust control and others from the ARTEMIS and Agrometeorology Groups, FAO Environment and Natural Resources Service (SDRN).
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/agromet/forecast.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 - 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
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

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