Global Forest Observations Initiative (GFOI) - Fiji
Entry ID: USGS_GFOI_Fiji

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Summary
Abstract: The Global Forest Observations Initiative (GFOI) is an initiative of the inter-governmental Group on Earth Observations (GEO) that aims to:

foster the sustained availability of observations for national forest monitoring systems; support governments that are establishing national systems by providing a platform for coordinating observations, providing assistance and guidance on utilising ... View entire text

Purpose: By absorbing and storing atmospheric carbon, forests play an important role in the global carbon cycle and in the moderation of atmospheric greenhouse gases. Reducing deforestation and forest degradation will help address global climate change.

Emissions from forests are estimated to amount to 15-20% of all global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions – through deforestation, forest degradation, and ... View entire text
Related URL
Description: Group on Earth Observations (GEO) Forest Carbon Tracking (FCT) home page.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -13.0   S: -22.0   E: -176.0   W: 174.0

Access Constraints None
Use Constraints There is no guarantee of warranty concerning the accuracy of these data. Users should be aware that temporal changes may have occurred since the data was collected and that some parts of these data may no longer represent actual surface conditions. Users should not use these data for critical applications without a full awareness of their limitations. Acknowledgement of the originating agencies would be appreciated in products derived from these data. Any user who modifies the data set is obligated to describe the types of modifications they perform. User specifically agrees not to misrepresent the data set, nor to imply that changes made were approved or endorsed by the U.S. Geological Survey. Please refer to http://www.usgs.gov/privacy.html for the USGS disclaimer.
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Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://eros.usgs.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: EUGENE FOSNIGHT
Phone: 605-594-6157
Email: fosnight at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey, 47914-252nd Street
City: Sioux Falls
Province or State: SD
Postal Code: 57198
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: Digital
Distribution Format: Download
Fees: This non-refundable fee is $30 per scene/frame
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: 605-594-6157
Email: fosnight at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey, 47914-252nd Street
City: Sioux Falls
Province or State: SD
Postal Code: 57198
Country: USA
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2013-12-10
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-12-22
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