The Climate, Atmospheric Change & Forests Working Group
MISSION: The Climate, Atmospheric Change & Forests Working Group promotes the knowledge of forest ecosystems through the science and monitoring of the effects of atmospheric changes on these forests, through international cooperation and dissemination of new technologies and techniques among the cooperating countries.
The working group:
- Promotes the collection, exchange and dissemination of information and techniques in the field of monitoring of forest health and the evaluation of the effects of atmospheric changes on forests.
- Prepares publications on the state of the health of forests in North America based on the monitoring of forest health conditions in the three countries.
- Fosters international cooperation, in the field of detection and effects of atmospheric changes on forests, within North America among scientists and forest managers and other natural resource agencies.
Fosters communication with other NAFC Working Groups and with those of other FAO Forestry Commissions.
Working Group Members
Marcos Casiano Domínguez
Manager of Forests and Climate Change
José Armando Alanís de la Rosa
Manager of National Forest Monitoring System
Rafael Mayorga Saucedo
Technical Manager of the Monitoring, Reporting and Verification System
María de los Ángeles Soriano Luna
Specialist on Modeling and Assessment of Forest Mitigation Actions
US Forest Service