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Global Terrestrial Observing System (GTOS)
The central mission of the Global Terrestrial Observing System (GTOS) is to provide policy makers, resource managers and researchers with access to the data they need to detect, quantify, locate, understand and warn of changes (especially reductions) in the capacity of terrestrial ecosystems to support sustainable development. GTOS focuses on five issues of global concern: 1. changes in land qu... more
English: http://www.fao.org/gtos/
French: http://www.fao.org/gtos/gtos_fr/index_fr.html

Environment - Policy and management
Terrestrial Carbon Observation No. 2 - The Ottawa Assessment of Requirements, Status and Next Steps
This report presents the results of a follow-up Terrestrial Carbon Observation (TCO) Synthesis Workshop, organized by GTOS in collaboration with the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme (IGBP) and other IGOS-P members on 8-11 February 2000 in Ottawa, Canada.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN07033_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN07033_fr.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN07033_es.htm

Environment - Policy and management
New publication: Terrestrial carbon observation - No. 5 - The Rio de Janeiro recommendations for terrestrial and atmospheric measurements
This publication is a comprehensive plan to use in situ and satellite observing systems to assess and monitor carbon stocks on land an in the atmosphere.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN0601_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN0601_fr.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN0601_es.htm

Environment - Conventions & agreements
Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
Technical Support Services of FAO to the Italian project CLIMAGRI
This document details a financial contribution to FAO to provide technical support for the implementation of the national project CLIMAGRI Climate Change and Agriculture.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0501_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0501_fr.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0501_es.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 - Conventions & agreements
Observation requirements of the three Rio Conventions in the light of the Terrestrial Carbon Observation Initiative
The three Rio Conventions have largely overlapping observation requirements covering the spectrum from purely biological/ecological measurements to purely geophysical ones. Unfortunately, beyond the recognition of the relevance of systematic observations there is little co-ordination between the Conventions as yet regarding operational details. It appears that carbon constitutes one of the very "c... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/EIan0016.htm

   


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