GOFC-GOLD SCERIN Capacity Building Workshop took place July 13-17 in Brasov, Romania

The Global Observations of Forest and Land Cover Dynamics (GOFC-GOLD) South Central and Eastern European Regional Information Network (SCERIN) Capacity Building Workshop (SCERIN-3 CBW), the third meeting in the line of SCERIN meetings, took place in Brasov, Romania during July 13-17 2015. The meeting was sponsored by GOFC-GOLD and START and held in Brasov, Romania July 13-17, hosted by the Transylvania University of Brasov. The objectives of the workshop included increasing focus on remote sensing in forest management and administration, monitoring of protected areas, and assessment of forest disturbance in the region; reviewing the requirements and availability of satellite data, products, and approaches for land cover monitoring; outlining the specific land-cover and land-use change research, applications and development needs in the region; and discussing ongoing major scientific efforts and projects with possible contribution and follow-up activities with meeting participants.

The meeting was attended by over 40 participants from 13 countries including SCERIN members and non-SCERIN observers. Additional information and all presentations will follow soon.

For more information about GOFC-GOLD, please visit the project website.