ISO/TC 211 Geographic information

Climate changes

GTOS report: A Framework for Terrestrial Climate-Related Observations and The Development of Standards for the Terrestrial Essential Climate Variables (Proposed Workplan September 2010)

UN FAO presentation at the 31st ISO/TC 211 plenary in Canberra, 2010-12-09

With kind permission from ISO, we publish the following two articles:

Climate change on the ISO website.

"Systematic observations for assessing, mitigating and adapting to climate change", by Ruben Sessa and John Latham

"Measurements to know and understand our world" by Olaf Østensen, Doug O'Brien and Antony Cooper

These articles were first published in ISO Focus - The Magazine of the International Organization for Standardization,  February 2008 . Reprinted with permission of ISO Central Secretariat ( Editorial enquiries: A one-year subscription costs 158 Swiss francs. Subscription enquiries:

List of Climate Variables.

With kind permission from UN FAO, GTOS report: Terrestrial Essential Climate Variables.

Updated: 2011-01-17