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The objectives of the IUFRO Conference on Remote Sensing and Forest Monitoring have been formulated. The major objectives were the following:

-Review the state-of -the-art of remote sensing as a tool of forest monitoring and inventory.
-Review the research and application problems of the use of remote sensing in forestry.
-Review the present and future remote sensing systems in relation to forestry oriented applications.
-Discuss the recommendations concerning future activity of IUFRO remote sensing society in relation to IUFRO-2000 Congress.
-Produce conference proceedings summarising the use of remote sensing in forestry.

These objectives were found interesting for some 120 potential lecturers who submitted the abstracts. After reviewing process Conference Scientific Committee selected 90 papers for oral or poster presentations.

Thanks to the invitation of the Faculty of Forestry, Warsaw Agricultural University, the Conference could take place in the Center for Nature and Forestry Education located within Agriculture University Forest Experimental Station in Rogow, Poland.

During three days of Conference, 130 participants from 19 countries, representing America, Asia, Australia, and Europe, had an opportunity to listen the presentations, discuss the problems of forestry oriented remote sensing as well as to familiarize themselves with the nature and culture of Poland.

Additional information

Authors: ZAWILA-NIEDZWIESKI T, Warsaw Agricultural University, Rogow (PO);BRACH M (EDITORS), Warsaw Agricultural University, Rogow (PO)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 19530 EN (2000) 744pp., Euro: FREE of charge
Availability: Available from European Commission, DG XII Communication Unit rue de la Loi/Wetstraat 200, B-1049 Bruxelles (BE) Tel: +32-2-2950001 Fax:+32-2-2958220 email:
ISBN: ISBN: Not available
Record Number: 200012908 / Last updated on: 2000-12-01
Original language: en
Available languages: en