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Environment - Policy and management
Sustainable Development - General
Challenges and opportunities for the World Summit on Sustainable Development
"Challenges and opportunities for the World Summit on Sustainable Development: FAO's perspective" was prepared as a contribution to the World Summit on Sustainable Development, Johannesburg, 26 August-4 September 2002.
English: http://www.fao.org/wssd/docs/ChallengesandOpportunityfinal.doc

Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
New publication: Global Land Cover Network
SD-Dimensions announces a new publication from the Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment group. Entitled "Global Land Cover Network", this publication contains the proceedings of the FAO/UNEP Expert Consultation on Strategies for Global Land Cover Mapping and Monitoring.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0802_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0802_fr.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0802_es.htm

Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
Mountain climates
Altogether, mountain climates are characterised by a rather distinctive combination of temperature, radiation, wind and rainfall patterns, as well as a larger variability of climate, both spatial and temporal (at scales from days to seasons) compared with lowlands at the same latitude.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0701_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0701_fr.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0701_es.htm

Environment - Energy and environmental technology
The Commission for Sustainable Development addresses energy
The Comission for Sustainable Development is the body of the United Nations charged with following up on proposals decided upon at the
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/2001/EN0301_es.htm

Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
Remote sensing for decision-makers
In this Special, we present summaries of seven FAO case studies on the use of remote sensing and geographic information systems in management of renewable natural resources in agriculture, forestry and fisheries. The summaries are adapted from the Remote Sensing for Decision-makers Series, a collection of 17 short papers available from the FAO Environment and Natural Resources Service (SDRN). The ... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/EIre0072.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 - Policy and management
Summary of the regional project of environmental information and management (PRGIE)
The regional project of environmental information and management (PRGIE) aims to contribute to the sustainable use of natural resources in the countries of the Congo basin (Cameroon, Congo, Gabon, Equitorial Guinea, Sao Tome and Zaire).
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/frdirect/EIre0022.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
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
Integrated coastal area management and agriculture, forestry & fisheries
The publication "Integrated coastal area management and agriculture, forestry and fisheries: FAO guidelines" examines issues specific to those sectors, and suggests the processes, information requirements, policy directions, planning tools and possible interventions that are necessary for integrated coastal area management (ICAM).
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/epdirect/epre0048.htm

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