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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
Frost protection: fundamentals, practice and economics
This two-volume publication describes the physics and biology of frost occurrence and damage, passive and active protection methods and how to assess the cost-effectiveness of active protection techniques.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/dim_en3/en3_051001_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/dim_en3/en3_051001_fr.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/dim_en3/en3_051001_es.htm
Arabic: http://www.fao.org/sd/dim_en3/en3_051001_ar.htm

Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
GTOS Biennial Report 2002-2003
GTOS is a global system for observations, modelling and analysis of terrestrial ecosystems to support sustainable development.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/dim_en3/en3_040601_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/dim_en3/en3_040601_fr.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/dim_en3/en3_040601_es.htm
Arabic: http://www.fao.org/sd/dim_en3/en3_040601_ar.htm

Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
New publication: Groundwater search by remote sensing: A methodological approach
In the framework of the technical assistance provided to the Groundwater Unit of the FAO-implemented IRAQ/SCR/986 "Three-year Agricultural Programme" for the three Iraqi Northern Governorates, a comprehensive remote sensing/GIS methodology was developed to identify potential sites for groundwater exploitation.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN07023_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN07023_fr.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN07023_es.htm

Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
El Niño situation and prospects: 3 December 2002
The latest "El Niño situation and prospects" reports that there is a virtually 100% probability of El Niño 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
New publication: Global Land Cover Network
SD-Dimensions announces a new publication from the Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment group. Entitled "Global Land Cover Network", this publication contains the proceedings of the FAO/UNEP Expert Consultation on Strategies for Global Land Cover Mapping and Monitoring.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0802_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0802_fr.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0802_es.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
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
Remote sensing for decision-makers
In this Special, we present summaries of seven FAO case studies on the use of remote sensing and geographic information systems in management of renewable natural resources in agriculture, forestry and fisheries. The summaries are adapted from the Remote Sensing for Decision-makers Series, a collection of 17 short papers available from the FAO Environment and Natural Resources Service (SDRN). The ... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/EIre0072.htm

Environment - Policy and management
Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
Wetlands Monitoring by ERS Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) Data in Zambia
The objectives of the study presented in this paper were: to assess the suitability of European Remote Sensing Satellite (ERS) Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) images in monitoring the seasonal changes of the wetland areas and to carry out a comparison of the results obtained from both ERS SAR and NOAA AVHRR data. A summary of the process and results of the study are provided here.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/EIan0007.htm

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