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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
Twenty one years of satellite derived vegetation index and rainfall-related data for Africa
A new tool, the ARTEMIS Charting Applet (ACA), consists of a very small but powerful charting programme written in Java and a file containing the statistics extracted from ARTEMIS imagery for approximately 400 zones of Africa.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN0603_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN0603_fr.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN0603_es.htm

Environment - Policy and management
New publication: Terrestrial Carbon Observation: The Frascati report on in situ carbon data and information
Environment and Natural Resources Series No. 5. The concept behind TCO is to focus on assembling and generating terrestrial carbon data using in situ (ground based) and satellite data in combination with a number of climate models in order to obtain a more accurate understanding of global stocks and fluxes.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN0501_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN0501_fr.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN0501_es.htm

New publication: Towards a GIS-based analysis of mountain environments and populations: Environment and Natural Resources Working paper no. 10
This report applies Geographical Information System (GIS) techniques and newly available geo-referenced data to understand conditions underlying poverty and hunger in the world, particularly in mountain environments.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN0502_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN0502_fr.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN0502_es.htm

Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
Preparation of a land cover database through remote sensing and GIS: Pilot study in Bulgaria
The Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment group publishes a special, Number 21 in the Remote sensing for decision-makers series:"Preparation of a land cover database through remote sensing and GIS: Pilot study in Bulgaria".
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0702_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0702_fr.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0702_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
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 - Energy and environmental technology
Abstract: Anaerobic digestion of agroindustrial byproducts and wastes
Anaerobic digestion can contribute substantial solutions both in energy generation as well as in environmentally sound byproduct recovery and waste treatment. Due to its integrative potential, in the long run it could become a key technology acting as a precursor for sustainable development. Until now, however, only a few applications of anaerobic digestion of organic waste reclamation in agricult... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EGdirect/EGre0015.htm

Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
Integrated Global Observing Strategy (IGOS) Partnership Forum during the Unispace III Conference
The Integrated Global Observing Strategy (IGOS) intends to unite the major satellite and surface-based systems for global environmental observations of the atmosphere, oceans and land. It is a strategic planning process, involving many partners, that links research, long-term monitoring and operational programmes, as well as data producers and users, in a framework that delivers maximum benefit an... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/EIre0073.htm

   


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