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Global Climate Maps
The Special contains information on methodology (how to interpret a map, how is built, how values are computed), raw data maps, and derived products, as well as free download of 53 georeferenced maps and image analysis software.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/climate/EIsp0002.htm

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 - 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 - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
El Niņo situation and prospects: 3 December 2002
The latest "El Niņo situation and prospects" reports that there is a virtually 100% probability of El Niņo conditions to persist for the remainder of 2002 and into early 2003.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN1201_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN1201_fr.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN1201_es.htm

Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
CD-rom: LocClim
The Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment group announces a new CD-rom entitled "LocClim" , containing a programme that estimates climatic conditions for any location on earth.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN1203_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN1203_fr.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN1203_es.htm

Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
El Niņo situation and prospects: 29 July 2002
This update reports that the likelihood of an El Niņo taking place at the end of this year has risen to about 90%.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0801_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0801_en.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0801_en.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 - 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

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