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Carbon Cycle And Ecosystems: Projects

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
Arctic Methane Research Program
To estimate and understand the magnitude and dynamic evolution of Arctic methane emissions
The Cloud, Aerosol and Monsoon Processes Philippines Experiment (CAMP2Ex)
CARVE (Carbon in Arctic Reservoirs Vulnerability Experiment)
CARVE is an airborne mission to measure CO2 and CH4 fluxes from Alaska.
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.
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)
The ECOsystem Spaceborne Thermal Radiometer on Space Station (ECOSTRESS) mission will study how the worlds ecosystems use water..
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).
JIFRESSE is a scientific collaboration between UCLA and JPL to improve understanding and to develop future projections about global climate change.
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.
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.
NSF Ecosystem Science
A Belowground Framework for Predicting How Plant-Microbe Interactions Couple Carbon and Nutrient Economies of Forests.
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 (CO-2) from an Earth orbiting satellite.
OCO-3 - Orbiting Carbon Observatory 3
The Orbiting Carbon Observatory 3, or OCO-3, is a space instrument flying on the International Space Station designed to investigate important questions about the distribution of carbon dioxide on Earth.
ORCAS (O-2-N-2 Ratio and CO-2 Airborne Southern Ocean)
The O-2-N-2 Ratio and CO-2 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.
SERVIR aims to advance and transition NASA capabilities towards critical regions around the world.
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.