Climate and Forests Resources
Resources for Proposals in Climate & Forests
This document represents a collection of resources from the Technical Advisory Panel as an addition to those referenced in the RFP document. These are intended to provide assistance in obtaining relevant background information, preparing a competitive proposal, and completing quality work.
These resources are not intended to be exhaustive nor authoritative. This document does not represent an endorsement of work by the Lacuna Fund Secretariat, the TAP, or individual members.
DATA COLLECTION TOOLS
- Collect Earth – enables data collection through Google Earth and access to high resolution satellite imagery.
- ODK – open-source suite of tools that allows for data collection and submission offline.
- Geo-Wiki – provides monitoring of the earth’s surface by classifying satellite, drone or ground-level imagery.
- ArcGIS Survey123 – used to create, share, and analyze forms and data
- HarvestNow – uses satellite Earth observations to monitor and estimate crop production; create and test yield models.
MAPPING AND ANALYSIS TOOLS
- ArcGIS Online – cloud-based tool used to create maps, analyze data, and to share and collaborate
- NICFI Satellite Data Program – provides high resolution mosaics of the world’s tropics.
EARTH OBSERVATION DATA
- Planet – provides daily satellite data.
RESOURCES ON CITIZEN SCIENCE
- Zooniverse – citizen science web portal hosting the largest platform of people-powered research.
PRIVACY AND ETHICS
- Indigenous Data Sovereignty Principles
- Collective Benefit Authority to Control Responsibility and Ethics (CARE) Principles
RESOURCES ON CLIMATE, DEFORESTATION, AND ECOSYSTEM RESTORATION EFFORTS
- Restoration Monitoring Tools Guide
- Why Ambitious Tree Planting Projects Are Failing
- Análisis de los impactos en las coberturas forestales y potencial de mitigación de las parcelas del programa Sembrando Vida implementadas en 2019
- NASA and ASDI announce no-cost access to important climate dataset on the AWS Cloud | AWS Public Sector Blog (amazon.com)
- How African leaders use open data to fight deforestation and illegal mining | AWS Public Sector Blog (amazon.com)