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 Carbon Cycle And Ecosystems: Projects

ABoVE (Arctic Boreal Vulnerability Experiment ) Icon ABoVE (Arctic Boreal Vulnerability Experiment )
The Arctic Boreal Vulnerability Experiment (ABoVE) is a proposed NASA field campaign focusing on understanding the Arctic-Boreal environment.

Airborne Visible / Infrared Imaging Spectrometer

CARVE (Carbon in Arctic Reservoirs Vulnerability Experiment) Icon CARVE (Carbon in Arctic Reservoirs Vulnerability Experiment)
CARVE is an airborne mission to measure CO2 and CH4 fluxes from Alaska.

DOE Terrestrial Ecosystem Science Icon DOE Terrestrial Ecosystem Science
DOE Terrestrial Ecosystem Science seeks to improve the representation of terrestrial ecosystem processes in Earth system models thereby improving the quality of climate model projections.

ECOSTRESS (ECOsystem Spaceborne Thermal Radiometer Experiment on Space Station) Icon ECOSTRESS (ECOsystem Spaceborne Thermal Radiometer Experiment on Space Station)
The ECOsystem Spaceborne Thermal Radiometer on Space Station (ECOSTRESS) mission will study how the worlds ecosystems use water..

GOSAT Project Icon GOSAT Project
The Greenhouse gases Observing SATellite (GOSAT) Project is a joint effort promoted by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), the National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES) and the Ministry of the Environment (MOE).

JPL Laser Hygrometer Icon JPL Laser Hygrometer

The JPL Laser Hygrometer measures in-situ water vapor from NASA aircraft platforms in the upper troposphere and lower stratosphere, including the NASA ER-2, WB-57, DC-8, and Global Hawk.

JIFRESSE is a scientific collaboration between UCLA and JPL to improve understanding and to develop future projections about global climate change.

SMAP - Soil Moisture Active Passive Icon SMAP - Soil Moisture Active Passive
The Soil Moisture Active Passive mission provides measurements of soil moisture, freeze/thaw state, as well as sea surface salinity and ocean wind.

NSF Ecosystem Science Icon NSF Ecosystem Science
A Belowground Framework for Predicting How Plant-Microbe Interactions Couple Carbon and Nutrient Economies of Forests.

OCO-2 - Orbiting Carbon Observatory Icon OCO-2 - Orbiting Carbon Observatory
The Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) is a mission designed to make precise, time-dependent global measurements of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) from an Earth orbiting satellite.

SERVIR aims to advance and transition NASA capabilities towards critical regions around the world.

CORAL (COral Reef Airborne Laboratory) Icon CORAL (COral Reef Airborne Laboratory)
CORAL will provide the most extensive picture to date of the condition of a large portion of the world’s coral reefs from a uniform data set.

ORCAS (O<sub>2</sub>/N<sub>2</sub> Ratio and CO<sub>2</sub> Airborne Southern Ocean) Icon ORCAS (O2/N2 Ratio and CO2 Airborne Southern Ocean)
The O2/N2 Ratio and CO2 Airborne Southern Ocean (ORCAS) Study is an NSF sponsored airborne field campaign with research flights planned from Punta Arenas, Chile during January and February of 2016.

The Cloud, Aerosol and Monsoon Processes Philippines Experiment (CAMP2Ex)

S-MODE (Sub-Mesoscale Ocean Dynamics Experiment) Icon S-MODE (Sub-Mesoscale Ocean Dynamics Experiment)
S-MODE will test the hypothesis that submesoscale ocean dynamics make important contributions to vertical exchange of climate and biological variables in the upper ocean.

CliMA Icon CliMA
The Climate Modeling Alliance (CliMA) is a coalition of scientists and engineers, who are building an Earth system model that leverages advances in the computational and data sciences to learn from Earth observations from space and the ground.

NASA Interdisciplinary Research in Earth Science (IDS) Icon NASA Interdisciplinary Research in Earth Science (IDS)
This project uses spaceborne and tower data with carbon and water cycle models to understand how changes in temperature and water availability over the last decade have affected vegetation photosynthesis and carbon uptake in N America.

Arctic Methane Research Program Icon Arctic Methane Research Program
To estimate and understand the magnitude and dynamic evolution of Arctic methane emissions

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