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Definitions and Glossary

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Definitions and Glossary:

 

Here I tried to provide some important and necessary definitions and glossaries references.

 


 

Section 1: Definitions

 

  • LFCCs

FAO TPS for LFCCs meeting, including strategy, action plan terms and definition

http://www.fao.org/DOCREP/MEETING/004/Y2687E.HTM

 

Definition of Low Forest Cover (LFC), Developed by UNEP and IUFRO Coordinated by:

H. Gyde Lund

 

United Nations Treaty Collection, UN Treaty Reference Guide:

 

FAO Global Forest Assessment, 2005:

 

Recommendations: Submit here

 

 

Section 2: Glossary

 

  1. LFC Definitions
  2. Glossary of Climate Change Terms (OPEC)
  3. Climate Chang: A Glossary of Terms
  4. IPCC Glossary on Climate Change

 

Note for No. 1: Definition of Low Forest Cover (LFC), Developed by UNEP and IUFRO Coordinated by: H. Gyde Lund

 

Note for No. 2: This Glossary selected terms from different sources such as:

“Glossary: Carbon Dioxide and Climate”, 1990; Encyclopaedia Britannica; “Energy and Environmental Terms: A Glossary” , 1998;UN Climate Change Bulletin; OPEC Secretariat; Joint Implementation Quarterly, The Kyoto Protocol, and Guide and Assessment, 1999.

 

Note for No. 3: A Glossary of Terms on Climate Change, prepared by International Petroleum Industry Environmental Conservation Association (IPIECA) in year 2007.

 

Note for No. 4: A Glossary of Terms on Climate Change, prepared by Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) for fourth assessment report (AR4) in year 2007. This glossary defines some specific terms as the lead authors intend them to be interpreted in the context of the Report.

 

Working Group Members
LFCCs A, B, C
Climate change A, B, C
Forestry A, B, C

 

Section 3: Dictionary

 

Glossary of Climate Change Terms:

EPA; United States Environmental Protection Agency

https://www3.epa.gov/climatechange/glossary.html 

Key Terms You Need to Know to Understand Climate Change:

The Climate reality Project;

https://www.climaterealityproject.org/blog/key-terms-you-need-understand-climate-change


Important Climate Change Terms:

e school today 

http://www.eschooltoday.com/climate-change/climate-change-terminology.html

Glossary:

GlobalChange.gov

http://www.globalchange.gov/climate-change/glossary

Mitigation, adaptation and resilience: climate terminology explained:

ACT, Action on Climate Today

http://www.actiononclimate.today/act-on-information/mitigation-adaptation-and-resilience-climate-terminology-explained/

ACT_information_mitigation- 2015.pdf

 

Glossary of Forestry Terms:

North Carolina Forestry Association

https://www.ncforestry.org/teachers/glossary-of-forestry-terms/

 

Compilation of Forestry Terms and Definitions:

EFI; European Forest Institute, Internal report No.6, 2002

http://www.efi.int/files/attachments/publications/ir_06.pdf

EFI forestry terms 2002.pdf

 

Glossary of Forestry Terms in British Columbia:

Ministry of Forests and Range, March 2008

https://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/library/documents/glossary/glossary.pdf

glossary forestry British Columbia 2008.pdf

 

FrA 2015 - Terms and Definitions:

http://www.fao.org/docrep/017/ap862e/ap862e00.pdf

FRA 2015 - Terms and definitions.pdf

 

DEFINITION OF LOW FOREST COVER (LFC):

Developed by UNEP and IUFRO

http://iufro-archive.boku.ac.at/silvavoc/lfc.pdf

Definition of LFC- UNEP and IUFRO.pdf

 

 

 

References:

web sites

 

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