CFIS (Chlorophyll Fluorescence Imaging Spectrometer) The airborne Chlorophyll Fluorescence Imaging Spectrometer (CFIS) was built at JPL for OCO-2 validation purposes. It is a high-resolution imaging spectrometer, optimized for remote sensing of chlorophyll fluorescence.
CMS Flux (Carbon Monitoring System Flux) Carbon Monitoring System Flux (CMS Flux) incorporates the full suite of NASA observational, modeling, and assimilation capabilities to attribute CO-2 climate forcing to spatially resolved emissions.
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.
Geo-Cape Geostationary Coastal and Air Pollution Events
JIFRESSE 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.
MLS - Microwave Limb Sounder The Microwave Limb Sounder (MLS) experiments measure naturally-occurring microwave thermal emission from the limb (edge) of Earth's atmosphere to remotely sense vertical profiles of atmospheric gases, temperature, pressure, and cloud ice.
NPP The National Polar-Orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS) Preparatory Project (NPP) mission collects and distributes remotely-sensed land, ocean, and atmospheric data to the meteorological and global climate change communities.
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.
TES TES (Tropospheric Emission Spectrometer) is one of four science instruments aboard NASA's Aura satellite, which was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California on July 15, 2004.