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November 12, 2006
The GSE FM Website has been transformed to a CSS (Cascading Style Sheet) layout and fulfils following standards: HTML 4.01 and CSS 3. It has been optimised for Internet Explorer 6.0, but has been tested in Mozilla Firefox 1.0.8 and Netscape 7.1. It is made for resolutions 800 x 600 and higher.
GSEFM is attending the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Nairobi, from 6 - 17 November 2006. If you intend on meeting with GSEFM, please contact our team. GSEFM and ESA will hold a presentation in the Side Event "Reducing emissions from deforestation in developing countries: can it be measured?". It is scheduled for Thursday, November 9th 2006 at 11:15 until 12:45 in the room "African Blackwood Tree".
The Annual Review Meeting (PM4) of the GSE Forest Monitoring Consortium was held in Vienna, Austria from 9-11 October 2007. The meeting was hosted by Dr. Stefanie Linser of the Umweltbundesamt Austria.This final meeting for Phase 1 of the GSE FM was attended by users, service providers, research partners and expert consultants. The objective of the meeting was the presentation of the main achievements by the consortium in Phase 1. Additionally, the further plans for Phase 2 were also discussed.
The third Progress Meeting for the GSE FM Stage 2 was held in Paris, France from 6-7 July 2006. The meeting was hosted by Dr. M. Deshayes of Cemagref, France. The main aim of this PM was the presentation of the delivery of the service cases to the users. A total of 29 partners attended, the majority being Service Providers. The results of the third quarter of the Phase 1, indicated that the new procedures related to improved control on the standards and quality assurance for production as well as documentation of the