SCERIN is one of the regional GOFC-GOLD networks of the GOFC-GOLD panel. GOFC-GOLD (Global Observation of Forest and Land Cover Dynamics) is a panel of GTOS. GTOS is a programme for observations, modelling, and analysis of terrestrial ecosystems to support sustainable development.

SCERIN (originally SEERIN) is an informal network of scientists and other professionals based in the region or with scientific interests in the region of South Eastern and Central Europe.