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AVHRR Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer

COFO Committee on Forestry

FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

FAO/ECE Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations/ United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

FINNIDA Finnish International Development Authority

FORIS 1990 Forest Resources Information System 1990

FRA 1990 Forest Resources Assessment 1990 Project

GIS Geographic Information System(s)

ITTO International Tropical Timber Organization

IUCN International Union for the Conservation of Nature (The World Conservation Union)

LANDSAT MSS/TM LANDSAT Satellite Multi-spectral Scanner/Thematic Mapper

NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration (United States of America)

NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

UN United Nations

UNCED United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 1992)

WCMC World Conservation Monitoring Centre

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