Supporting a Forest Observation System for Siberia: Earth Observation for Monitoring, Assessing and Providing Forest Resource Information

EarthzineEcosystems, Original

he monitoring and assessment of the remote Russian forest resources of Siberia is challenging and can only be done by integrating remote sensing techniques. Human and environmental forest disturbances continuously affect changing forest cover and biomass levels. The ZAṔS initiative is prototyping and supporting a forest observation system for Siberia using Earth observation data from European and Russian satellite data providers.

Leveraging the Climate for Improved Malaria Control in Tanzania

EarthzineFeature, Featured Article, Health Theme, Original, Themed Articles

This article introduces the latest tools and services piloted by the Tanzania Meteorological Agency (TMA), with technical support from the International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI), in service to the national health community. A project called ‰ÛÏEnhancing National Climate Services‰Û (ENACTS) has been implemented in Tanzania with focus on users from the public health community.