GHOST: Global Hierarchical Observing Strategy (WMO-No. 862)
GHOST: Global Hierarchical Observing Strategy
World Meteorological Organization (WMO); Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO); International Council for Science (ICSU); United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) ; Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (IOC-UNESCO)
This booklet describes a hierarchical strategy - to be shared between the Global Climate Observing System (GCOS) and the Global Terrestrial Observing System (GTOS) and to be linked to the Global Ocean Observing System (GOOS) - for collecting reliable, representative, long-term data about the world's land and freshwater ecosystems that are required for a better understanding of global change.
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Global Terrestrial Observing System (GTOS)
Global Climate Observing System (GCOS); Global Ocean Observing System (GOOS)