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Global biomass mapping for an improved understanding of the CO2 balance—the Earth observation mission Carbon-3D

S. Hese, W. Lucht, C. Schmullius, M. Barnsley, R. Dubayah, D. Knorr, K. Neumann, T. Riedel, K. Schröter
2005 Remote Sensing of Environment  
The data products of this mission will for the first time accurately estimate aboveground biomass globally, one of the most important parameters of the carbon cycle.  ...  In response to an announcement of the German Aerospace Center (DLR) for a national Earth observation (EO) mission, the Friedrich-Schiller University Jena and the JenaOptronik GmbH proposed the EO mission  ...  Acknowledgement Gratefully acknowledged is the work of all members of the Carbon-3D team which responded to the announcement of the German Aerospace Center (DLR) in 2003 for a national Earth observation  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rse.2004.09.006 fatcat:k77bceo7xnf55p6zo5bd3qxbkm

Institute of Energy Process Engineering and Chemical Engineering (IEC), TU Bergakademie Freiberg: Towards a Circular Carbon Economy

Tu Bergakademie Freiberg
2019 Clean Energy  
To address these global developments and trends, IEC investigates a wide range of issues and future demands associated with closing the carbon cycle and the role of carbon resources (e.g. coal, biomass  ...  the nexus of science, society, technology and politics.  ...  For an impression of IEC and some of our activities, see the following: • IEC brochure: https://tu-freiberg.de/sites/default/files/media/professur-fuer-energieverfahrenstechnik-und-thermischerueckstandsbehandlung  ... 
doi:10.1093/ce/zkz024 fatcat:lxz2wfbkx5bsxf4r2hyzvnmbrq

Monitoring of Ecosystem Metabolisms through Remotely and Proximally Sensed High-frequency Data toward Enhanced Sinks and Reduced Sources of Greenhouse Gases

Evrendilek F, Karakaya N
2016 Journal of Ecosystem & Ecography  
In its constant and systematic search to be less wrong, however, the science strives for integrative and quantitative metrics and signals to better understand, monitor, predict and manage interdependencies  ...  Ecosystem The ability to predict the biogeochemical consequences of our actions for global climate failed as with the case of predicting many major natural, social, political or financial events throughout  ...  Table 1 : 1 Major state and rate variables of C cycles in terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems.  ... 
doi:10.4172/2157-7625.s5-e101 fatcat:eu3rr6qy5zfe5idtrqiyokzxhi

Big questions, big science: meeting the challenges of global ecology

David Schimel, Michael Keller
2015 Oecologia  
For big ecology to result in great science, ecologists must become informed, aware and engaged in the advocacy and governance of large ecological projects.  ...  We dedicate this to the dedicated community of NEON staff members, advisory group members and alumni.  ...  The research carried out at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, was under a contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00442-015-3236-3 pmid:25680334 fatcat:uztpb44ogrejrlehijkzjbj54q

Unexpectedly large impact of forest management and grazing on global vegetation biomass

Karl-Heinz Erb, Thomas Kastner, Christoph Plutzar, Anna Liza S. Bais, Nuno Carvalhais, Tamara Fetzel, Simone Gingrich, Helmut Haberl, Christian Lauk, Maria Niedertscheider, Julia Pongratz, Martin Thurner (+1 others)
2017 Nature  
Such approaches are indispensable for tracing the role of vegetation in the carbon cycle over time, but do not allow calculations of, for example, restoration potentials.  ...  The BIOMASS mission: mapping global forest biomass to better understand the terrestrial carbon cycle. Remote Sens. Environ. 115, 2850-2860 (2011). 27. Neeck, S. P.  ...  The effect of land use consists of two components, that is, cumulative land-use emissions and land-use-induced reductions in carbon sequestration that would result from environmental changes.  ... 
doi:10.1038/nature25138 pmid:29258288 pmcid:PMC5756473 fatcat:hl2uvsoqmbeb7asxmwd6gadspe

Communicating the Needs of Climate Change Policy Makers to Scientists [chapter]

Molly E., Vanessa M., Heather Lovell
2012 Human and Social Dimensions of Climate Change  
The relevance of this insight for the role of NASA (and science more generally) is in conceptualizing what NASA and other science agencies do as providing the science base for policy.  ...  Case study 1: NASA's Carbon Monitoring System In 2007 the US National Research Council released the first earth science decadal survey report recommending "a suite of satellite missions and complementary  ... 
doi:10.5772/50607 fatcat:5hafvf7xenhktkyncxd7pip4su

Towards science in support of decision making: characterizing the supply of carbon cycle science

Lisa Dilling
2007 Environmental Science and Policy  
Acknowledgements I am deeply grateful to Sonja Jones of the Carbon Dioxide Information and Analysis Center, Oak Ridge TN for tracking down and sharing many of the original DOE Carbon Dioxide and Climate  ...  All perspectives and remaining errors are the sole responsibility of the author. r e f e r e n c e s  ...  The supply of carbon cycle science has therefore been prioritized primarily by scientific interest in fundamental aspects of the carbon system and by agency missions, with some indirect influence in recent  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.envsci.2006.10.008 fatcat:26fqikbw5ne4jep6ea7ll3t3ym

BIOMASS CONVERTIBILITY AND ENERGY SECURITY IN INDIA

Dr. Krishna Kant Sharma
2019 Zenodo  
The article about using biomass as a safe, renewable and clean energy in India, having a massive potential.  ...  a longer-term view and avoiding problems of shorter political cycles. 2.  ...  Certainly, a role was and has and still being played by the international political economists.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3483248 fatcat:ftk5if47zvb3pg4chtpzivoqxa

The carbon balance of Africa: synthesis of recent research studies

P. Ciais, A. Bombelli, M. Williams, S. L. Piao, J. Chave, C. M. Ryan, M. Henry, P. Brender, R. Valentini
2011 Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences  
A synthesis of the carbon balance of African ecosystems is provided at different scales, including observations of land-atmosphere CO 2 flux and soil carbon and biomass carbon stocks.  ...  The contribution of Africa to the global carbon cycle is characterized by its low fossil fuel emissions, a rapidly increasing population causing cropland expansion, and degradation and deforestation risk  ...  This work benefited from the COCOS and CARBOAFRICA projects funded by the 7th Framework Programme of the European Union, and by ERC grant Africa GHG.  ... 
doi:10.1098/rsta.2010.0328 pmid:21502175 fatcat:q3c2fjkw35gvjenfvlttsypbry

THE ROLE OF CARBON CYCLE OBSERVATIONS AND KNOWLEDGE IN CARBON MANAGEMENT

Lisa Dilling, Scott C. Doney, Jae Edmonds, Kevin R. Gurney, Robert Harriss, David Schimel, Britton Stephens, Gerald Stokes
2003 Annual Review Environment and Resources  
protocol s Abstract Agriculture and industrial development have led to inadvertent changes  ...  CARBON CYCLE SCIENCE AND MANAGEMENT  ...  seasonal cycle and the role of physical and biological processes (86) .  ... 
doi:10.1146/annurev.energy.28.011503.163443 fatcat:sqoyj6y3bbev3k2znct22vemre

Contribution of the NASA Land-Cover/Land-Use Change Program to the Northern Eurasia Earth Science Partnership Initiative: An overview

Garik Gutman
2007 Global and Planetary Change  
Olga Krankina (Oregon State University), Ivan Csiszar (University of Maryland), the NEESPI Project Scientist Dr. Pavel Groisman and the LCLUC Project Scientist Dr.  ...  Acknowledgements Thanks go to Principal Investigators of the NASA LCLUC Program whose materials were used in preparing this overview. Special thanks go to Drs.  ...  validation and extend the accuracy and capability of remote sensing to quantify and monitor the role of these fires in carbon cycling in the forests of Siberia.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.gloplacha.2006.07.017 fatcat:kzvmpxiga5htlhamvezto4hua4

Recognizing Women Leaders in Fire Science: Revisited

Alistair M.S. Smith, Eva K. Strand
2018 Fire  
Fire is continually committed to improving diversity and inclusion in all aspects of the journal and welcomes perspectives, viewpoints, and constructive criticisms to help advance that mission.  ...  The response on social media was fantastic, leading to numerous recommendations of women leaders in fire science that had been inadvertently missed in the first editorial.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/fire1030045 fatcat:kqg5jw47czg2bmtoohotaiqsoa

In Situ/Remote Sensing Integration to Assess Forest Health—A Review

Marion Pause, Christian Schweitzer, Michael Rosenthal, Vanessa Keuck, Jan Bumberger, Peter Dietrich, Marco Heurich, András Jung, Angela Lausch
2016 Remote Sensing  
The key focus of the review is a discussion of concept and is designed to bridge gaps of understanding between forestry and remote sensing science community.  ...  In situ data differs in type, quality and quantity between case studies. The irregular subsets of in situ data availability limit the exploitation of available satellite remote sensing data.  ...  Acknowledgments: We are very grateful to many principle investigators and co-workers of the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research-UFZ and TERENO funded by the Helmholtz Association and the Federal  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs8060471 fatcat:xecfmnuu7jefpcf36igrg6fpqy

Current systematic carbon cycle observations and needs for implementing a policy-relevant carbon observing system

P. Ciais, A. J. Dolman, A. Bombelli, R. Duren, A. Peregon, P. J. Rayner, C. Miller, N. Gobron, G. Kinderman, G. Marland, N. Gruber, F. Chevallier (+46 others)
2013 Biogeosciences Discussions  
A globally integrated carbon observation and analysis system is needed to improve the fundamental understanding of the global carbon cycle, to improve our ability to project future changes, and to verify  ...  The goal of this study is to identify the current state of carbon observations and needs for a global integrated carbon observation system that can be built in the next decade.  ...  species play very different role in carbon uptake and export.  ... 
doi:10.5194/bgd-10-11447-2013 fatcat:akw62ide7jgtlezn5shtz2qa4a

The Role of Synthetic Biology in Atmospheric Greenhouse Gas Reduction: Prospects and Challenges

Charles DeLisi, Aristides Patrinos, Michael MacCracken, Dan Drell, George Annas, Adam Arkin, George Church, Robert Cook-Deegan, Henry Jacoby, Mary Lidstrom, Jerry Melillo, Ron Milo (+8 others)
2020 BioDesign Research  
The long atmospheric residence time of CO2 creates an urgent need to add atmospheric carbon drawdown to CO2 regulatory strategies.  ...  The participants (in attendance: Christina Agapakis, George Annas, Adam Arkin, George Church, Robert Cook-Deegan, Charles DeLisi, Dan Drell, Sheldon Glashow, Steve Hamburg, Henry Jacoby, Henry Kelly, Mark  ...  Sloan Foundation, by the Boston University (BU) Program in Bioinformatics and Systems Biology, and by the BU College of Engineering.  ... 
doi:10.34133/2020/1016207 fatcat:xxgzofdihnap5dae524k6agb4a
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