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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 - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
Announcement of a new web site: CLIMAGRImed
CLIMAGRI is oriented toward understanding the consequences of climatic variations in Italy in the agricultural sector. It aims at an in-depth understanding of the interrelationship between agricultural and climatic variations.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN09013_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN09013_fr.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN09013_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 - Policy and management
Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
Report of the Meeting of Experts on Ecological Networks
This article reports on the Meeting of Experts on Ecological Networks held in Guernica, Spain, 17-20 June 1997. The purpose of the meeting was to bring together representatives from selected networks to provide the Global Climate Observing System (GCOS) and the Global Terrestrial Observing System (GTOS) steering committees with advice on the best way to proceed in developing a network of ecologica... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/EIre0038.htm

Environment - Conventions & agreements
Recent FAO activities to combat desertification
The main mechanism established within FAO to facilitate its contribution to the Convention to Combat Desertification (CCD) is the ad hoc interdepartmental working group (CCD IWG) created in 1993. This group comprises representatives of 15 FAO technical services which have activities with a direct link to the sustainable development of drylands. Its main activities are described in this text extrac... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EPdirect/EPre0062.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

Environment - Energy and environmental technology
The European Sustainable Rural Environment and Energy Network
The FAO Regional Office for Europe has been supporting research cooperation and information exchange in Europe through the European System of Cooperative Research Networks in Agriculture (ESCORENA) since 1974, and in the field of alternative energy applications since 1983. Each of these networks is organized around a few well-defined subjects. One of these is the Sustainable Rural Environment and ... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EGdirect/EGre0002.htm

Environment - Energy and environmental technology
Working meeting on the use of subproducts of the sugar cane by means of gasification - environmental, power and economic aspects
Notes of the "Working meeting on the use of sub-products of the sugar cane by means of gasification - environmental, power and economic issues" held in Rome in May 1998. The purpose of the meeting was to devise approaches for Cuban and Italian institutions to developping new systems of sugar cane conversion, in economically competitive and efficient ways.
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/spdirect/EGre0041.htm

Environment - Energy and environmental technology
The energy demonstration base, Shenyang Agricultural University, People's Republic of China
An energy demonstration base at Shenyang Agricultural University (SAU) was designed and established to develop and promote a series of energy technologies applicable in the cold regions of China.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EGdirect/EGre0016.htm

Environment - Energy and environmental technology
1997 Solar World Congress
"Solar means business" was the theme of the biannual meeting of the Solar World Congress of the International Solar Energy Society (ISES) held in the Republic of Korea (24-30 August 1997).
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EGdirect/EGre0026.htm

   


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