Agronomic Links Across the Globe

Biological Diversity
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Forest Types of the World

International Centre for Research in Agroforestry
International Model Forest Network
International Network of Forests and Communities

International Plant Genetic Resources Institute

IUFRO, International Union of Forestry Research Organizations

Botany/Plant Science

International Organization for Plant Information
Internet Directory for Botany
Internet Guidepost for Plant Production

Climate/ Global Change

Center for International Climate and Environmental Research
Climatology Research Group University of Oxford (UK)
Global Climate Observing System (GCOS)

Global Observing Systems Information Center (GOSIC)

International Group of Funding Agencies for Global Change Research (WCRP, IGBP, IHDP and DIVERSITAS)
IUCN Climate Change Initiative
Joint Global Ocean Flux Study (JGOFS)
McGill Centre for Climate and Global Change Research
The International Research Institute For Climate Prediction (IRI)

World Climate and Research Programme
    Climate Variability and Predictability
    Global Energy and Water Cycle Experiment
    Global Precipitation Climatology Centre
    World Ocean Circulation Experiment
World Meteorological Organization


Ecology WWW Page
Global Terrestrial Observing System (GTOS)
    Terrestrial Ecosystem Monitoring Sites (TEMS)
Integrated Global Observing Strategy
International Endangered Species Links

International Foundation for Science
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
International Long Term Ecological Research Network
The Ecology and Environment Page
The World Conservation Union (IUCN)
United Nations Environment Program (UNEP)
UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre (WCMC)
World Resources Institute

Marine/Ocean Studies

Global Ocean Observing System (GOOS)
Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission

Integrated Coastal Management (ICM)

International Coral Reef Initiative

International Society for Reef Studies (ISRS)
International Marinelife Alliance
Marine Research Institutions and Documents Worldwide

Open Seas Instrumentation Inc

Partnership for Observation of the Global Oceans

The Oceanography Virtual Library

United Nations Atlas of the Oceans
United Nations Oceans and Law of the Sea

WWF Endangered Seas Programme

Other Professional Societies

Ecological Society of America (ESA)
Royal Geographic Society - World Register of Field Centres
Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
includes a link to international resources

Contact Person: Dr. Richard L.Wyman, IOBFS Committee Chairman

Last Updated 09/16/09