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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 - 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 - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
The Terrestrial Carbon Observation initiative
At their fourth meeting (Stockholm, November 1999), the Integrated Global Observing Strategy Partners (IGOS-P) approved terrestrial carbon as a theme for which a systematic global observation initiative should be developed under the leadership of the Global Terrestrial Observing System (GTOS). The Terrestrial Carbon Observation (TCO) initiative aims to meet the need of agreement on the observation... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/EIre0086.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 - 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 - 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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