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Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
Coastal GTOS Strategic design and phase 1 implementation plan. Environment and Natural Resources Series 9
There is a clear need for information on global and regional change in coastal areas bordering the world’s large water bodies. Collection of in situ and remote sensing data must be improved and associated data management, model production, and communication infrastructure developed to provide free and timely information to developed and developing nations.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/dim_en3/en3_060401_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/dim_en3/en3_060401_fr.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/dim_en3/en3_060401_es.htm
Arabic: http://www.fao.org/sd/dim_en3/en3_060401_ar.htm

Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
Mapping coastal aquaculture and fisheries structures by satellite imaging radar. Case study of the Lingayen Gulf, the Philippines
Inventory and monitoring of coastal aquaculture and fisheries structures provide the necessary baseline data for decision-making on aquaculture and mariculture development, including regulatory laws, environmental protection and revenue collection. Mapping these structures can be performed with good accuracy and at regular intervals by satellite remote sensing, which allows observation of vast are... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/dim_en3/en3_041101_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/dim_en3/en3_041101_fr.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/dim_en3/en3_041101_es.htm
Arabic: http://www.fao.org/sd/dim_en3/en3_041101_ar.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
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

People - Population
Environment - Conventions & agreements
Potential impacts of sea-level rise on population and agriculture
This Special addresses issues related to the potential impacts of sea level rise on the world's coastal populations and agriculture. It is a global study mostly based on national data. The paper stresses that both the impacted system (population and coastal agriculture) and the extreme physical factors have their own dynamics, and that those dynamics are not independent. Some thought is given to t... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/EIre0045.htm

Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
Groundwater Exploration by Satellite Remote Sensing in the Syrian Arab Republic
A study undertaken in the Syrian Arab Republic indicates that the integration into a geographic information system of data extracted from earth observation satellites with those traditionally gathered, coupled with selected field investigations and the geological knowledge of the area under investigation, provides a powerful tool in groundwater search. This article offers examples of related activ... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/eian0009.htm

Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
A methodology for monitoring wetlands for fisheries using NOAA AVHRR LAC thermal data
Frequent baseline data on wetlands are essential for assessing fishery potential and for a host of hydrologic and environmental applications. Remote sensing is the only tool which can be used to provide those data at frequent intervals and economically. Thus an operative methodology based on the thermal inertia difference between dry and wet lands has been developed from NOAA (National Oceanic and... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/EIan0002.htm

Environment - Policy and management
Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
The ICAMS Initiative: Development and implementation of an integrated coastal analysis and monitoring system
The objective of ICAMS is to develop, demonstrate and evaluate an operational system to monitor temperature, sediment, and chlorophyll concentration from multiple EO data sources and coincident standard surface measurements.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/EIre0066.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
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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