Sustainable Development Banner
About SD

browse
SDdimensions

by keyword
by theme

search
SDdimensions
 

Environment

Calendar

Links

Publications

Specials

User network

Comments?

Copyright


Institutions
Knowledge
People



About SD
Records found: 8
Sort by  
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: 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
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

Environment - Policy and management
Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
FAO/ESA workshop for decision-makers on remote sensing/GIS applications
Since 1991, in close cooperation with the European Space Agency (ESA) and other bodies, FAO has organized workshops for decision-makers on remote sensing/GIS applications to agricultural and environmental management in Central and Eastern European countries. This article provides notes on the FAO/ESA workshop held in Assenovgrad, Bulgaria, (10-14 November 1997).
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/EIre0039.htm

   


SD Homepage Back to Top FAO Homepage