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 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

MODIS (or Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer) is a key instrument aboard the Terra (originally known as EOS AM-1) and Aqua (originally known as EOS PM-1) satellites. Terra's orbit around the Earth is timed so that it passes from north to south across the equator in the morning, while Aqua passes south to north over the equator in the afternoon. Terra MODIS and Aqua MODIS are viewing the entire Earth's surface every 1 to 2 days, acquiring data in 36 spectral bands, or groups of wavelengths (see MODIS Technical Specifications).

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 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

The Gridded Population of the World, Version 4 (GPWv4): Population Density, Revision 11 consists of estimates of human population density (number of persons per square kilometer) based on counts consistent with national censuses and population registers, for the years 2000, 2005, 2010, 2015, and 2020. A proportional allocation gridding algorithm, utilizing approximately 13.5 million national and sub-national administrative units, was used to assign population counts to 30 arc-second grid cells.

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

The World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA) is the most comprehensive global database of marine and terrestrial protected areas, updated on a monthly basis, and is one of the key global biodiversity data sets being widely used by scientists, businesses, governments, International secretariats and others to inform planning, policy decisions and management.

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

The ASTER Global Digital Elevation Model (GDEM) Version 3 (ASTGTM) provides a global digital elevation model (DEM) of land areas on Earth at a spatial resolution of 1 arc second (approximately 30 meter horizontal posting at the equator).

The development of the ASTER GDEM data products is a collaborative effort between National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI). The ASTER GDEM data products are created by the Sensor Information Laboratory Corporation (SILC) in Tokyo.

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

SENTINEL-2 is a wide-swath, high-resolution, multi-spectral imaging mission, supporting Copernicus Land Monitoring studies, including the monitoring of vegetation, soil and water cover, as well as observation of inland waterways and coastal areas.

The SENTINEL-2 Multispectral Instrument (MSI) samples 13 spectral bands: four bands at 10 metres, six bands at 20 metres and three bands at 60 metres spatial resolution.

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 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

Dataset contains training material on using open source Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to improve protected area planning and management from a workshop that was conducted on October 19-23, 2020. Specifically, the dataset contains lectures on GIS fundamentals, QGIS 3.x, and global positioning system (GPS), as well as country-specific datasets and a workbook containing exercises for viewing data, editing/creating datasets, and creating map products in QGIS.

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

The Database of Island Invasive Species Eradications (DIISE) attempts to compile all historical and current invasive vertebrate eradication projects on islands. The vast majority of the dataset is focused on invasive mammals. Data gathered from each project includes island location and characteristics, details about the eradication including focal species, methods and outcome, plus links and or contact details for learning more about the project.

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

The UN Biodiversity Lab is an online platform that allows policymakers and other partners to access global data layers, upload and manipulate their own datasets, and query multiple datasets to provide key information on the Aichi Biodiversity Targets and nature-based Sustainable Development Goals.

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

FAO Agriculture and Fair Trade in Pacific Island Countries. This desk study has been prepared by Winnie Fay Bell and comments were kindly provided by the Pacific Regional Organic Task Force in May 2009

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

InforMEA provides easy access to information on Multilateral Environmental Agreements. It is an initiative facilitated by the United Nations Environment Programme and supported by the European Union. It seeks to develop Inter-operable information systems for the benefit of the (MEA) Parties and the environment community at large.
This dataset provides direct links to:
1. "Pacific Islands" - related data on the InforMEA portal. For country-specific information, please type *name of country* on the InforMEA portal search tool.
2. Free online courses

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

A list of international and regional multilateral environmental agreements in which each of the Pacific Island country is a party/signatory of. This is useful for SPREP activities and planning

 Solomon Islands Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, Disaster Management and Meteorology,  Government of the Solomon Islands,  Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

The Solomon Islands 2019 State of Environment Report was led and developed by the Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, Disaster Management and Meteorology (MECDM), and the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP). Content contributions were made by numerous representatives from government and NGOs.

 Solomon Islands Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, Disaster Management and Meteorology,  Government of the Solomon Islands,  Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

The Solomon Islands 2019 State of Environment Report was led and developed by the Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, Disaster Management and Meteorology (MECDM), and the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP). Content contributions were made by numerous representatives from government and NGOs.

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

Concise environmental legislative reviews of Pacific Island countries plus Tokelau. **Please submit new information or corrections as the reviews will be updated annually.**

 Solomon Islands Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, Disaster Management and Meteorology,  Government of the Solomon Islands,  Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

The Solomon Islands 2019 State of Environment Report was led and developed by the Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, Disaster Management and Meteorology (MECDM), and the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP). Content contributions were made by numerous representatives from government and NGOs.

 Solomon Islands Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, Disaster Management and Meteorology,  Government of the Solomon Islands,  Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

The Solomon Islands 2019 State of Environment Report was led and developed by the Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, Disaster Management and Meteorology (MECDM), and the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP). Content contributions were made by numerous representatives from government and NGOs.

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

Summary table of the status of Pacific Island countries in relation to International and Regional conventions.

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

Provides principles to support nature conservation in pacific islands

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

This brochure drew significantly from a technical publication by Deda et al. (submitted for publication to Natural Resources Forum), the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment report on Island Systems by Wong et al. 2005, the report of the Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group on Island Biodiversity, which met in Tenerife in 2004 and the draft programme of work on island biodiversity adopted by the Subsidiary Body for Scientifc, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA) at its tenth meeting in 2005

 Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

Consists of KEY INDICATORS for Asia and the Pacific 2012 and an additional Chapter on Green Urbanization in Asia