The Atmospheric Change and 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 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.
publications on the state of the health of forests
in North America based on the monitoring of forest
health conditions in the three countries.
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.
communication with other NAFC Working Groups and with
those of other FAO Forestry Commissions.