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The following publications relate to the OCO and OCO-2 mission. Publications are authored by either a member or an affiliate of the OCO-2 Science or Instrument Teams, or have referenced the mission, instrument, or science. To obtain more information about a paper, please email our Science Team Lead, David Crisp.
If you have questions about the database, please contact our Science Data Application Lead, Karen Yuen .

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Agusti-Panareda, Anna; Diamantakis, Michail; Massart, Sebastien; et al.
Modelling CO2 weather - why horizontal resolution matters
ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS Volume: 19 Issue: 11 Pages: 7347-7376 Published: JUN 4 2019

Bruegge, Carol J.; Crisp, David; Helmlinger, Mark C.; et al.
Vicarious Calibration of Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2
IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING Volume: 57 Issue: 7 Pages: 5135-5145 Published: JUL 2019

Chen, Xi; Liu, Yi; Yang, Dongxu; et al.
A Theoretical Analysis for Improving Aerosol-Induced CO2 Retrieval Uncertainties Over Land Based on TanSat Nadir Observations Under Clear Sky Conditions
REMOTE SENSING Volume: 11 Issue: 9 Article Number: 1061 Published: MAY 1 2019

Crowell, S. et al.
The 2015-2016 Carbon Cycle As Seen from OCO-2 and the Global In Situ Network
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 7347–7376, 2019. doi:10.5194/acp-19-7347-2019.

Eldering, Annmarie; Taylor, Thomas E.; O'Dell, Christopher W.; et al.
The OCO-3 mission: measurement objectives and expected performance based on 1 year of simulated data
ATMOSPHERIC MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES Volume: 12 Issue: 4 Pages: 2341-2370 Published: APR 15 2019

Gonsamo, A., J. M. Chen, L. He, Y. Sun, C. Rogers, J. Liu
Exploring SMAP and OCO-2 observations to monitor soil moisture control on photosynthetic activity of global drylands and croplands
Remote Sensing of Environment, 232, 2019. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2019.111314.

Hakkarainen et al.
Analysis of Four Years of Global XCO2 Anomalies as Seen by Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2
Remote Sensing 11(7):850 · April 2019, DOI: 10.3390/rs11070850

Hill, T., Nassar, R.
Pixel Size and Revisit Rate Requirements for Monitoring Power Plant CO2 Emissions from Space
Remote Sens. 2019, 11, 1608; doi:10.3390/rs11131608

Jiang, X., Yung, Y. L.
Global patterns of carbon dioxide variability from satellite observations
Annu. Rev. Earth Planet. Sci. 47, 225-245, 2019. doi:10.1146/annurev-earth-053018-060447

Kiel, Matthaus; O'Dell, Christopher W.; Fisher, Brendan; et al.
How bias correction goes wrong: measurement of X-CO2 affected by erroneous surface pressure estimates
ATMOSPHERIC MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES Volume: 12 Issue: 4 Pages: 2241-2259 Published: APR 12 2019

Li, Xing; Xiao, Jingfeng
A Global, 0.05-Degree Product of Solar-Induced Chlorophyll Fluorescence Derived from OCO-2, MODIS, and Reanalysis Data
REMOTE SENSING Volume: 11 Issue: 5 Article Number: 517 Published: MAR 1 2019

Magney, T. S. et al.
Mechanistic evidence for tracking the seasonality of photosynthesis with solar-induced fluorescence
Proc Natl Acad Sci USA June 11, 11640-11645, 2019. doi:10.1073/pnas.1900278116

Menang, Kaah P.
Updates of HITRAN spectroscopic database from 2008 to 2016 and implications for near-infrared radiative transfer calculations
QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL METEOROLOGICAL SOCIETY Volume: 145 Issue: 720 Pages: 1281-1289 Part: A Published: APR 2019

Mohammed, G. H. et al.
Remote sensing of solar-induced chlorophyll fluorescence (SIF) in vegetation: 50 years of progress
Remote Sensing of Environment, 31 111177, 2019. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2019.04.030

Nelson, Robert R.; O'Dell, Christopher W.
The impact of improved aerosol priors on near-infrared measurements of carbon dioxide
ATMOSPHERIC MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES Volume: 12 Issue: 3 Pages: 1495-1512 Published: MAR 7 2019

Reuter, M. et al.
Towards monitoring localized CO2 emissions from space: co-located regional CO2 and NO2 enhancements observed by the OCO-2 and S5P satellites.
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 9371–9383, 2019. doi:10.5194/acp-19-9371-2019.

Richardson, Mark; Leinonen, Jussi; Cronk, Heather Q.; et al.
Marine liquid cloud geometric thickness retrieved from OCO-2's oxygen A-band spectrometer
ATMOSPHERIC MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES Volume: 12 Issue: 3 Pages: 1717-1737 Published: MAR 18 2019

Schuh, A., E. et al.
Quantifying the Impact of Atmospheric Transport Uncertainty on CO2 Surface Flux Estimates
Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 33, 2019. doi:10.1029/2018GB006086

Siabi, Zhaleh; Falahatkar, Samereh; Alavi, Seyed Jalil
Spatial distribution of XCO2 using OCO-2 data in growing seasons
JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT Volume: 244 Pages: 110-118 Published: AUG 15 2019

Stofferahn, Eric; Fisher, Joshua B.; Hayes, Daniel J.; et al.
The Arctic-Boreal vulnerability experiment model benchmarking system
ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH LETTERS Volume: 14 Issue: 5 Article Number: 055002 Published: MAY 2019

Wang, Cong; Beringer, Jason; Hutley, Lindsay B.; et al.
Phenology Dynamics of Dryland Ecosystems Along the North Australian Tropical Transect Revealed by Satellite Solar-Induced Chlorophyll Fluorescence
GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS Volume: 46 Issue: 10 Pages: 5294-5302 Published: MAY 28 2019

Wang, S., Ju, W., Peñuelas, J., Cescatti, A., Zhou, Y., Fu, Y., Huete, A., Liu, M., and Zhang, Y.
Urban−rural gradients reveal joint control of elevated CO2 and temperature on extended photosynthetic seasons
Nature Ecology & Evolution, 2019; doi:10.1038/s41559-019-0931-1

Wikle, C. K., Zammit-Mangion, A., and Cressie, N.
Spatio-Temporal Statistics with R
Chapman & Hall/CRC, 2019

Xiao, Jingfeng; Li, Xing; He, Binbin; et al.
Solar-induced chlorophyll fluorescence exhibits a universal relationship with gross primary productivity across a wide variety of biomes
GLOBAL CHANGE BIOLOGY Volume: 25 Issue: 4 Pages: E4-E6 Published: APR 2019

Yu, L.; Wen, J.; Chang, C. Y.; et al.
High-Resolution Global Contiguous SIF of OCO-2
GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS Volume: 46 Issue: 3 Pages: 1449-1458 Published: FEB 16 2019

Zhang, B., Cressie, N., and Wunch, D.
Inference for Errors-in-Variables Models in the Presence of Systematic Errors with an Application to a Satellite Remote Sensing Campaign
TECHNOMETRICS, 61, 187-201, 2019. doi:10.1080/00401706.2018.1476268

Zheng, T., Nassar, R. and Baxter, M.,
Estimating power plant CO2 emission using OCO-2 XCO2 through analytical Bayesian inversion
Environmental Research Letters, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/ab25ae