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Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
A geospatial framework for the analysis of poverty and environment links
This report explains how georeferenced information can be used to bring greater precision to the understanding of spatially-related factors underlying poverty and food insecurity and discusses the role of Food Insecurity and Vulnerability Information and Mapping System (FIVIMS) in promoting greater use of geospatial information.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/dim_en3/en3_061201_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/dim_en3/en3_061201_fr.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/dim_en3/en3_061201_es.htm
Arabic: http://www.fao.org/sd/dim_en3/en3_061201_ar.htm

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
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
New publication: Choosing a method for poverty mapping
The purpose of this publication is to discuss poverty and food-security mapping in terms of relevance and available options for analysis, policy design and implementation in the rural sectors of developing countries.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN0602_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN0602_fr.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/2003/EN0602_es.htm

Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
Preparation of land cover database of Bulgaria through remote sensing and GIS
The FAO project TCP/BUL/8922 "Strengthening Capacity in Agricultural Development through Remote Sensing and GIS" has produced 14 land cover maps at 1:50 000 scale for selected test areas of the country, covering 5 600 sq km. These maps were prepared using Landsat satellite data, acquired in 1998 and 1999 as the main data source and thus represent the land cover existing at that time. The land cove... more
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2001/EN0604_en.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 - 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
Space-related activities of FAO
This paper was presented at the Third UN Conference on the Exploration and Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (Unispace III), Vienna, 19-30 July 1999. It provides a general overview of FAO activities related to the use of space technology, including remote sensing and GIS development and applications.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/EIre0076.htm

Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
Overview of FAO remote sensing, Geographic Information System and agrometeorological activities
This paper provides an overview of FAO remote sensing, Geographic Information System and agrometeorological activities at all levels - global, regional, and national - and includes examples.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/EIre0005.htm

Environment - Policy and management
Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
Strengthening capacity in agricultural development through remote sensing and GIS
This paper reports on a technical assistance project initiated in Bulgaria in June 1999 with the aim of developing and testing RS/GIS methodologies suited to local conditions for rapid survey of land cover/land use in three different districts representative of the country's agricultural production.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/EIre0083.htm

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