Your location: Home > Essential Background > Library

Full library record


Title
Update on developments in research activities relevant to the needs of the Convention; and information on technical and scientific aspects of emissions and removals of all greenhouse gases from terrestrial ecosystems. Submissions from regional and international research programmes and organizations.

Corporate Author
UNFCCC. Secretariat
Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research
Global Change System for Analysis, Research and Training (START)

Electronic version available
English
516 kB

Abstract
The Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA), at its twenty-sixth and subsequent sessions, invited relevant regional and international climate change research programmes and organizations to regularly inform it of developments in research activities relevant to the needs of the Convention. At its thirty-seventh session, the SBSTA welcomed the continuation of the research dialogue during SBSTA 36. It invited Parties and regional and international research programmes and organizations active in climate change research to provide information on the technical and scientific aspects of emissions by sources, removals by sinks and reservoirs of all greenhouse gases, including emissions and removals from terrestrial ecosystems such as steppe, savannah, tundra and peatlands, with a view to identifying and quantifying the impact of human activities. This information would be considered as a theme for the next research dialogue, during SBSTA 38. The secretariat has received two such submissions. In accordance with the procedure for miscellaneous documents, these submissions are attached and reproduced in the language in which they were received and without formal editing.

Notes
Item 7 of the provisional agenda
Research and systematic observation
This document is available in English only

Document code
FCCC/SBSTA/2013/MISC.5

Publisher
United Nations Office at Geneva
Place of Publication
Geneva (Switzerland)
Publication date
18/04/2013
Call number
Master copy

Meeting
Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA), Thirty-eighth session, 3-14 June 2013, Bonn, Germany

Keywords
Africa
Americas
Asia
capacity building
education, training and public awareness
greenhouse gases
research and systematic observation
tropical forests