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Workshop 90 - 1990 Periodic Assessments of Conservation
Time for a new assessment Entire Amazon GIS Technology Geographic Information Systems
Smithsonian National Zoo Amazonia Science Gallery Washington, DC
Amazonia at the National Zoological Park
Non-advocacy Internet accessible Continuously updating “Comprehensive” data NGOs, USGS, NOAA, NASA
Treaty on Amazon Cooperation
Examples of data received
National Oceanic And Atmospheric Administration NOAA
View of orbits and paths of selected global weather satellites Representing a group of the 521 currently in orbit
GOES satellite image: northeastern Amazon GOES satellites use infrared photography ( fire )
US Geological Survey USGS
US Geological Survey Global Digital Atlas for Central and South America
Political Boundaries Guyana Venezuela Suriname French Guiana USGS Guyana
Mining sites USGS
Oil and gas fields USGS
Air fields USGS
Large perennial rivers, lakes, and floodplains With hydrological network (rivers and tributaries)
Geologic age USGS
Population density USGS
Environmental Systems Research Institute ESRI
Age of Quaternary deposits ESRI
Agricultural threat to landscape ESRI
High range annual surface runoff ESRI
High range January precipitation ESRI
ESRI – Environmental Systems Research Institute Protected areas vs. agricultural threats
ESRI Annual precipitation in the Amazon
ESRI Geological tectonic data
Conservation International CI
World Wide Fund for Nature WWF-US
WWF-US – World Wide Fund for Nature - US Ecoregion classification
WWF-US Satellite imagery of local protected areas - Bolivia
WWF-US WWF priority regions of the Amazon
SI – Smithsonian Institution Species distribution data – Coleoptera diversity
Amazon GIS Program at the National Zoo Compiling GIS data for Amazon conservation
http://AmazonGIS.org Ryan Valdez firstname.lastname@example.org (202) 673-4941 (202) 673-0278 fax
The Footprint of the Oil and Gas Industry in the Russian Landscape Moscow, 27 April 2006 The Footprint of the Oil and Gas Industry in the Russian Landscape.
InterAmerican Biodiversity Information Network OAS InterAmerican Biodiversity Information Network OAS Alvaro Espinel Department of Sustainable Development.
Intact Forest Landscapes and Conservation Planning in Canada Prepared by: Ryan Cheng Global Forest Watch Canada.
South America By Region North Carolina Geographic Alliance PowerPoint Presentations 2007.
South America - Amazon Basin Leonardo A. Ramirez November 8th, 2005.
Modeling Terrestrial Ecosystem Distribution, Mapping Threats and Updating Protected Area Information Leonardo Sotomayor South America Conservation Region.
Amazon by WWF https://www.worldwildlife.org/places/amazon.
Physical and Human Geography
Distance measure Point A: UTM Eastings = 450,000m; Northings = 4,500,000m Point B: UTM Eastings = 550,000m; Northings = 4,500,000m.
U.S. Department of the Interior U.S. Geological Survey North American Encyclopedia of Life Web-based resource to enable federal data usage, integration,
3-D rendering of jet stream with temperature on Earth’s surface ESIP Air Domain Overview The Air Domain encompasses a variety of topic areas, but its focus.
Caddo Lake/Upper West Gulf Coastal Plain NFWF Project Ryan Smith Steve Gilbert Jesse Valdez The Nature Conservancy.
The U.S. Climate Change Science Program Dr. James R. Mahoney Assistant Secretary for Oceans and Atmosphere Director, Climate Change Science Program.
WWF – World Bank Management Effectiveness Tracking Tool What is Management Effectiveness Evaluation? Sue Stolton.
Asia Flood Network— A USAID Program for Flood Mitigation and Preparedness in Asia Asia Flood Network Program Objective –Identify and fill gaps in end-to-end.
Geographic Information System (GIS).
What is geography? What is the location of the Atlantic Ocean relative to Africa?
SUB REGIONAL WORKSHOP REPUBLIK OF SERBIA, 1-3 APRIL 2008 BULGARIA’S MOST SUCSESFUL PROJECTS funded by the Global Environment Facility.
Plan Development Workshop NOAA Coastal Services Center Charleston, SC November 2-5, 2009 Ocean and Coastal Mapping Integration Act.
Development of a Comprehensive Wildlife Conservation Strategy for Georgia Georgia Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Resources Division.
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