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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

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 - 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
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
Assessment of priority areas for trypanosomiasis control actions by satellite data and fuzzy logic: Pilot study in Togo
The Reomote sensing for decision makers series aims to present new possibilities for the use of remote sensing and geographic information system techniques. This issue addresses the control of vector-borne diseases and the management of rangeland resources.(Also available in French)
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0202_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0202_fr.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0202_es.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 - 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

Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
The Role of Remote Sensing in FAO's Global Forest Resources Assessment and Monitoring Programme
The need for assessment and systematic observations of forest cover and to establish and/or strengthen the necessary capacities has been strongly expressed in UNCED's Agenda 21. In keeping with its mandate FAO has executed a series of forest resources assessment projects. This paper focuses on the remote sensing approach used for the tropical part of the Forest Resources Assessment 1990 Project.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/EIan0001.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

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