Global Terrestrial Observing System (GTOS)
Système global d'observation terrestre
Sistema Global de Observación Terrestre
Jan 1996. Memorandum of Understanding signed, 1997, by 5 co-sponsors: B-XB0971 - FAO; H-XA1752 - International Council for Science (ICSU); B-XB3383 - UNESCO; E-XE4161 - UNEP; B-XB3556 - World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
Provide policy makers, resource managers and researchers with access to the data needed to detect, quantify, locate, understand and warn of environmental changes (especially reductions) in the capacity of terrestrial ecosystems to support sustainable development, focusing on: changes in land quality; availability of freshwater resources; loss of biodiversity; climate change; impacts of pollution and toxicity.
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Steering Committee (GTSC). Secretariat located at FAO in Rome (Italy). Working Groups; Technical Panels.
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UN Sustainable Development Goals **
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.
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