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Ocean surface carbon dioxide fugacity observed from space

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dc.contributor.author Liu, W. Timothy
dc.contributor.author Xie, Xiaosu
dc.date.accessioned 2015-11-18T21:49:40Z
dc.date.available 2015-11-18T21:49:40Z
dc.date.issued 2014-09-01
dc.identifier.citation Pasadena, California, September 1, 2014 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/45464
dc.description.abstract We have developed and validated a statistical model to estimate the fugacity (or partial pressure) of carbon dioxide (CO2) at sea surface (pCO2sea) from space-based observations of sea surface temperature (SST), chlorophyll, and salinity. More than a quarter million in situ measurements coincident with satellite data were compiled to train and validate the model. We have produced and made accessible 9 years (2002–2010) of the pCO2sea at 0.5 degree resolutions daily over the global ocean. The results help to identify uncertainties in current JPL Carbon Monitoring System (CMS) model-based and bottom-up estimates over the ocean. The utility of the data to reveal multi-year and regional variability of the fugacity in relation to prevalent oceanic parameters is demonstrated. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship NASA/JPL en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Pasadena, CA : Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2014 en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries JPL Pub 14-15 en_US
dc.subject carbon dioxide en_US
dc.subject greenhouse warming en_US
dc.subject remote sensing en_US
dc.subject ocean ecology en_US
dc.title Ocean surface carbon dioxide fugacity observed from space en_US
dc.type Technical Report en_US
dc.subject.NASATaxonomy Oceanography en_US


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