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Report for mission selection: CarbonSat - An earth explorer to observe greenhouse gases

Bovensmann, H.; Bösch, H.; Brunner, D.; Ciais, P.; Crisp, D.; Dolman, H.; Hayman, G.; Houweling, S.; Lichtenberg, L.. 2015 Report for mission selection: CarbonSat - An earth explorer to observe greenhouse gases. Noordwijk, The Netherlands, ESA Communications, 216pp. (UNSPECIFIED)

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Abstract/Summary

CarbonSat is a candidate satellite for the European Space Agency's Earth Explorer 8 mission. CarbonSat aims to quantify the sources and sinks of carbon dioxide (CO2) and methane (CH4) by measuring their distribution in the atmosphere. This is the report for mission selection prepared on the CarbonSat mission.

Item Type: Publication - Report (UNSPECIFIED)
Programmes: CEH Topics & Objectives 2009 - 2012 > Biogeochemistry > BGC Topic 1 - Monitoring and Interpretation of Biogeochemical and Climate Changes > BGC - 1.1 - Monitor concentrations, fluxes, physico-chemical forms of current and emerging pollutants ...
CEH Topics & Objectives 2009 - 2012 > Biogeochemistry > BGC Topic 1 - Monitoring and Interpretation of Biogeochemical and Climate Changes > BGC - 1.3 - Quantify & attribute changes in biogeochemiical cycles ...
CEH Topics & Objectives 2009 - 2012 > Biogeochemistry > BGC Topic 2 - Biogeochemistry and Climate System Processes > BGC - 2.1 - Quantify & model processes that control the emission, fate and bioavailability of pollutants
CEH Sections: Reynard
ISBN: 9789292214289
ISSN: 0379-6566
Funders/Sponsors: European Space Agency
Additional Information. Not used in RCUK Gateway to Research.: Freely available via Official URL link.
NORA Subject Terms: Ecology and Environment
Atmospheric Sciences
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Date made live: 26 Jul 2016 11:31 +0 (UTC)
URI: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/514012

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