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Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
CD-rom: LocClim
The Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment group announces a new CD-rom entitled "LocClim" , containing a programme that estimates climatic conditions for any location on earth.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN1203_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN1203_fr.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN1203_es.htm

Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
El Niño situation and prospects: 29 July 2002
This update reports that the likelihood of an El Niño taking place at the end of this year has risen to about 90%.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0801_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0801_en.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0801_en.htm

Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
El Niño situation and prospects: 7 June 2002
7 June 2002. This El Niño situation and prospects report notes that uncertainty continues to prevail about a full-fledged El Niño, with Pacific Sea Surface Temperatures (SST) remaining slightly above average, while the typical response of the atmosphere is still not setting in.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0602_en.htm

Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
El Niño situation and prospects: 6 May 2002
The 6 May update of "El Niño situation and prospects" notes that uncertainty continues to prevail about a full-fledged El Niño developing this year: Pacific Sea Surface Temperatures (SST) remain above average, but the expected response of the atmosphere fails to develop.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0503_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0503_fr.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0503_es.htm

Environment - Conventions & agreements
Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
Technical Support Services of FAO to the Italian project CLIMAGRI
This document details a financial contribution to FAO to provide technical support for the implementation of the national project CLIMAGRI – Climate Change and Agriculture.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0501_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0501_fr.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN0501_es.htm

Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
CD-Rom "FAOCLIM"
SD-Dimensions is pleased to announce "FAOCLIM", a CD-ROM with world-wide agroclimatic data. The CD-ROM, now in version 2.0, covers monthly data for 28100 stations, for up to 14 observed and computed agroclimatic parameters. It includes both long-term averages (1961-90) and time series for rainfall and temperatures.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2001/EN1102_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/2001/EN1102_fr.htm

Environment - Policy and management
Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
Agroclimatic concepts
This Special describes key basic concepts pertaining to climate in agriculture such as Risk (a basic discussion of climate risk and vulnerability applied to agricultural production as well as risk management) and Impact (a quantification, at the national and global scale, of the losses actually suffered by agriculture due to climate variability).
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/agroclim/concepts.htm

Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
Rainfall variability and drought in sub-Saharan Africa
Agricultural drought occurs when water supply is insufficient to cover crop or livestock water requirements. Low values, however, do not necessarily lead to drought, nor is drought necessarily associated with low rainfall. In order to allow a more synthetic discussion, this article looks at regional patterns, focusing on African droughts, classifying Sub-Saharan countries into eight groups of simi... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/EIan0004.htm

   


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