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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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Basu, Sourish et al.
The Impact of Transport Model Differences on CO2 Surface Flux Estimates from OCO-2 Retrievals of Column Average CO2
Atmospheric Chemsitry and Physics

Bi, Yanmeng; Wang, Qian; Yang, Zhongdong; et al.
Validation of Column-Averaged Dry-Air Mole Fraction of CO2 Retrieved from OCO-2 Using Ground-Based FTS Measurements
JOURNAL OF METEOROLOGICAL RESEARCH Volume: 32 Issue: 3 Pages: 433-443 Published: JUN 2018

Brynjarsdottir, J., Hobbs, J., Braverman, A. et al.
Optimal Estimation Versus MCMC for CO2CO2 Retrievals JABES (2018).

Chylek, Petr, Tans, Pieter, Christy, John, and Dubey, Manvendra K
The carbon cycle response to two El Nino types: an observational study. Environ. Res. Lett. 13, 024001. 2018. doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/aa9c5b

Cressie, Noel
Mission CO2ntorl: A Statistical Scientist’s Role in Remote Sensing of Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide
Journal of the American Statistical Association
2018, Vol. 113, No.521, 152-181, Theory and Methods

Frankenberg et al.
The Chlorophyll Fluorescence Imaging Spectrometer (CFIS), mapping far red fluorescence from aircraft
Remote Sensing of Environment
217 (2018) 523-536

Köhler, Philipp , Guanter, Luis, Kobayashi, Hideki, Walther, Sophia, Yang, Wei
Assessing the potential of sun-induced fluorescence and the canopy scattering coefficient to track large-scale vegetation dynamics in Amazon forests Remote Sensing of Environment (2017),

Li, Xing , Xiao, Jingfeng, He, Binbin
Chlorophyll fluorescence observed by OCO-2 is strongly related to gross primary productivity estimated from flux towers in temperate forests.
Remote Sensing of Environment, 2017.

Li, Xing; Xiao, Jingfeng; He, Binbin; et al.
Solar-induced chlorophyll fluorescence is strongly correlated with terrestrial photosynthesis for a wide variety of biomes: First global analysis based on OCO-2 and flux tower observations
GLOBAL CHANGE BIOLOGY Volume: 24 Issue: 9 Pages: 3990-4008 Published: SEP 2018

Lu, Xinchen; Cheng, Xiao; Li, Xianglan; et al.
Opportunities and challenges of applications of satellite-derived sun-induced fluorescence at relatively high spatial resolution
SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT Volume: 619 Pages: 649-653 Published: APR 1 2018

Maximilian Reuter, Michael Buchwitz, Oliver Schneising, Stefan Noël, Heinrich Bovensmann and John Burrows
A Fast Atmospheric Trace Gas Retrieval for Hyperspectral Instruments Approximating Multiple Scattering—Part 2: Application to XCO2 Retrievals from OCO-2
Remote Sensing 2017, 9, doi: 10.3390/rs9111102

Miller, Scot M.; Michalak, Anna M.; Yadav, Vineet; et al.
Characterizing biospheric carbon balance using CO2 observations from the OCO-2 satellite
ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS Volume: 18 Issue: 9 Pages: 6785-6799 Published: MAY 16 2018

Oda, Tomohiro; Maksyutov, Shamil; Andres, Robert J.
The Open-source Data Inventory for Anthropogenic CO2, version 2016 (ODIAC2016): a global monthly fossil fuel CO2 gridded emissions data product for tracer transport simulations and surface flux inversions
EARTH SYSTEM SCIENCE DATA Volume: 10 Issue: 1 Pages: 87-107 Published: JAN 18 2018

Richardson, Mark; Stephens, Graeme L.
Information content of OCO-2 oxygen A-band channels for retrieving marine liquid cloud properties
ATMOSPHERIC MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES Volume: 11 Issue: 3 Pages: 1515-1528 Published: MAR 16 2018

Sun, Ying; Frankenberg, Christian; Jung, Martin; et al.
Overview of Solar-Induced chlorophyll Fluorescence (SIF) from the Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2: Retrieval, cross-mission comparison, and global monitoring for GPP
REMOTE SENSING OF ENVIRONMENT Volume: 209 Pages: 808-823 Published: MAY 2018

Wu, Lianghai; Hasekamp, Otto; Hu, Haili; et al.
Carbon dioxide retrieval from OCO-2 satellite observations using the RemoTeC algorithm and validation with TCCON measurements
ATMOSPHERIC MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES Volume: 11 Issue: 5 Pages: 3111-3130
Published: MAY 30 2018

Yi, H., Liu, Q., Gameson, L., Fleisher, A.J., Hodges, J.T.:
High-accuracy12C16O2line intensities in the 2 µm wavelength region measured by frequency-stabilized cavity ring-down spectroscopy. Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy & Radiative Transfer, 206, 367 - 377, 2018

Zammit-Mangion, Andrew; Cressie, Noel; Shumack, Clint
On Statistical Approaches to Generate Level 3 Products from Satellite Remote Sensing Retrievals
REMOTE SENSING Volume: 10 Issue: 1 Article Number: 155 Published: JAN 2018