Use of space-based technologies in the United Nations system
World Meteorological Organization (WMO); United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) ; United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA); Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO); International Telecommunication Union (ITU); United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) ; World Food Programme (WFP) ; World Health Organization (WHO) ; International Council for Science (ICSU); Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (IOC-UNESCO)
This publication describes the three global observing systems, which are co-sponsored by several United Nations organizations and the International Council for Science (ICSU), in addition to efforts conducted by United Nations organizations targeting climate change and its impacts through the use of satellite observations.
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Global Terrestrial Observing System (GTOS)
Global Climate Observing System (GCOS); Global Ocean Observing System (GOOS)