George Hurtt- Science Team Leader

Phase 3:

CMS 2020 Solicitation Projects | Science Team Members

CMS 2018 Solicitation Projects | Science Team Members


 

Phase 2:

CMS 2016 Solicitation Projects | Science Team Members

CMS 2015 Solicitation Projects | Science Team Members

CMS 2014 Solicitation Projects | Science Team Members

CMS 2013 Solicitation Projects | Science Team Members

CMS 2011 Solicitation Projects | Science Team Members


 

Phase 1:

CMS Phase 1 (2010-2012) Projects | Science Team Members

CMS Science Definition Team (2011-2012) Projects | Science Team Members



 

17 Projects - 2020 Solicitation

Science Team MembersProject TitlePrimary ThemeProject Dates
Armston, John
Wessels, Konrad
Armston (CMS 2020): Savanna-Bio: Biomass estimation with new spaceborne missions for MRV in Dry Forests and Savannas   Land Biomass 2021 - 2024
Bandaru, Varaprasad (Prasad)
Bandaru (CMS 2020): Improving, Evaluating, and Extending Satellite-Based High Resolution Cropland Carbon Monitoring System   Land-Atmosphere Flux 2021 - 2024
Davis, Kenneth (Ken)
Bloom, Alexis (Anthony)
Feng, Sha
Liu, Junjie
Davis (CMS 2020): Preparing the global CMS Flux system for application to carbon flux inventories via regional-scale, observation-based evaluations   Land-Atmosphere Flux 2021 - 2024
Dietze, Michael
Serbin, Shawn
Dietze (CMS 2020): Multisensor data assimilation to support terrestrial carbon cycle and disturbance Monitoring, Reporting, Verification, and Forecasting   Land Biomass 2021 - 2024
Feng, Sha
Andrews, Arlyn
Davis, Kenneth (Ken)
Hu, Lei
Steward, Jeffrey
Zheng, Tao
Feng (CMS 2020): Regional Inverse Modeling in North and South America for the NASA Carbon Monitoring System - Follow-On   Land-Atmosphere Flux 2021 - 2024
Hannun, Reem
Hurtt, George
Hannun (CMS 2020): Linking Forest Biomass and Carbon Exchange Using LiDAR-Derived Forest Structure and Airborne Flux Observations   Land-Atmosphere Flux 2021 - 2024
Hayes, Daniel
Guay, Anthony (Tony)
Legaard, Kasey
Weiskittel, Aaron
Hayes (CMS 2020): Supporting Stakeholder Data Requirements for Decision-Making in Managed Forests: A Landscape Model-Data Framework for High Resolution Carbon Accounting and Uncertainty Estimation   Land Biomass 2021 - 2024
Hurtt, George
Dubayah, Ralph
Hansen, Matthew (Matt)
Lister, Andrew
Tang, Hao
Hurtt (CMS 2020): High-Resolution Forest Carbon Monitoring and Modeling: Continued Prototype Development and Deployment to National and Global Scales and Science Team Lead   Land Biomass 2021 - 2024
Jacob, Daniel
Bloom, Alexis (Anthony)
Jacob (CMS 2020): Continued development and application of a prototype system for exploiting satellite data to improve knowledge of methane emission fluxes with focus on North America   Land-Atmosphere Flux 2021 - 2024
Kennedy, Robert
Babcock, Chad
Bell, David (Dave)
Hudak, Andrew (Andy)
Kane, Van
Saah, David
Kennedy (CMS 2020): Developing a framework to quantify uncertainty and harmonize diverse earth observation estimates of forest carbon   Land Biomass 2021 - 2024
Ott, Lesley
Chatterjee, Abhishek
Poulter, Benjamin (Ben)
Ott (CMS 2020): GEOS-Carb IV: Delivering low-latency carbon flux and concentration datasets in support of NASA's Carbon Monitoring System   Global Surface-Atmosphere Flux 2021 - 2024
Poulter, Benjamin (Ben)
Fatoyinbo, Temilola (Lola)
Hannun, Reem
Lagomasino, David
Rosentreter, Judith
Wolfe, Glenn
Poulter (CMS 2020): Blue Carbon Prototype Products for Mangrove Methane and Carbon Dioxide Fluxes (BLUEFLUX)   Land-Atmosphere Flux 2021 - 2024
Runkle, Benjamin (Ben)
Guan, Kaiyu
Peng, Bin
Runkle (CMS 2020): A national quantification of methane emissions from rice cultivation in the U.S.: integrating multi-source satellite data and process-based modeling   Land-Atmosphere Flux 2021 - 2024
Saatchi, Sassan
Bloom, Alexis (Anthony)
Bowman, Kevin
Cook-Patton, Susan
Harris, Nancy
Saatchi (CMS 2020): Bottom-up Spatial Estimates of Carbon Pools and Fluxes of Terrestrial Ecosystems Attributed to Land Use and Environmental Effects   Land Biomass 2021 - 2024
Sun, Ying
Lehmann, Johannes
Liu, Junjie
Woolf, Dominic
Sun (CMS 2020): A High-Resolution Carbon Monitoring System for East Africa: Unifying Top-Down Atmospheric Inversion and Bottom-Up Next-Generation Vegetation-Soil Models and Observations   Land-Atmosphere Flux 2021 - 2024
Vargas, Rodrigo
Vargas (CMS 2020): Carbon monitoring system across Mexico: continued development and application at the national scale   Land Biomass 2021 - 2024
Zhu, Qing
Chen, Min
McNicol, Gavin
Zhu (CMS 2020): Prototyping a monitoring system of global wetland CH4 emissions with machine learning and satellite remote sensing   Land-Atmosphere Flux 2021 - 2024


 

15 Projects - 2018 Solicitation

Science Team MembersProject TitlePrimary ThemeProject Dates
Chatterjee, Abhishek
Hurtt, George
Miller, John
Ott, Lesley
Schimel, David (Dave)
Chatterjee (CMS 2018): Synthesis, Reconciliation and Assessment of CMS Prototype Products   Global Surface-Atmosphere Flux 2019 - 2022
Cochrane, Mark
Eshleman, Keith
Zhang, Xiaoyang
Cochrane (CMS 2018): Effectiveness and monitoring of large-scale carbon-loss mitigation activities in Indonesia’s peatlands   Land Biomass 2019 - 2022
Cook, Bruce
Alonzo, Michael
Andersen, Hans
Babcock, Chad
Cook (CMS 2018): NASA-USFS Partnership to Advance Operational Forest Carbon Monitoring in Interior Alaska   Land Biomass 2019 - 2022
Dubayah, Ralph
Armston, John
Fatoyinbo, Temilola (Lola)
Dubayah (CMS 2018): Pantropical structure and biomass mapping using the fusion of GEDI and TanDEM-X data   Land Biomass 2019 - 2022
Duren, Riley
Cusworth, Daniel
Dennison, Philip (Phil)
Thorpe, Andrew
Yadav, Vineet (Yadav)
Duren (CMS 2018): Multi-tiered Carbon Monitoring System   Land-Atmosphere Flux 2019 - 2022
Goés, Joaquim
Wei, Jianwei
Goes (CMS 2018): Bio-Optical Monitoring and Evaluation System (BIOMES) for improving satellite estimates of Ocean Net Primary Production for Carbon Cycling and Climate Change studies   Ocean Biomass 2019 - 2022
Holmquist, James
Megonigal, Patrick
Oikawa, Patty
Holmquist (CMS 2018): Data-Model Integration for Monitoring and Forecasting Coastal Wetland Carbon Exchanges: Serving Local to National Greenhouse Gas Inventories   Land-Atmosphere Flux 2019 - 2022
Hudak, Andrew (Andy)
Kennedy, Robert
Hudak (CMS 2018): A bottom-up, stakeholder-driven CMS for regional biomass carbon dynamics: Phase II   Land Biomass 2019 - 2022
Lin, John
Raczka, Brett
Lin (CMS 2018): Carbon Monitoring System in Mountains (CMS-Mountains): Leveraging Satellite-based Solar-Induced Fluorescence to Understand Forest Drought and Mortality in the Western U.S.   Land-Atmosphere Flux 2019 - 2022
Mitchell, Catherine
Mitchell (CMS 2018): Remote sensing methods to characterize, quantify and monitor carbon in a continental shelf sea   Ocean Biomass 2019 - 2022
Moskal, L. Monika (Monika)
Halabisky, Meghan
Moskal (CMS 2018): Teal Carbon – Stakeholder-driven Monitoring of Forested Wetland Carbon   Land Biomass 2019 - 2022
Olofsson, Pontus
Olofsson (CMS 2018): A pantropical monitoring system of carbon emissions and removals from forest degradation, deforestation, and forest expansion and growth   Land Biomass 2019 - 2022
Poulter, Benjamin (Ben)
Brown, Molly
Delgado Arias, Sabrina
Escobar, Vanessa
Griffith, Peter
Hurtt, George
Liddy, Hannah
Sepulveda Carlo, Edil
Poulter (CMS 2018): Continuation of CMS Applications Efforts: Stakeholder Engagement and Socioeconomic Studies on the Value of CMS Data Products for User Organizations   MRV 2019 - 2022
Qi, Junyu
Wickland, Kimberly (Kim)
Zhang, Xuesong
Qi (CMS 2018): An Aquatic Ecosystem Carbon Monitoring System (AECMS) for Quantifying Carbon Fluxes, Sources and Sinks of Inland Waters: Development and Verification in the Upper Mississippi River Basin   Land-Atmosphere Flux 2019 - 2022
Worden, John
Bloom, Alexis (Anthony)
Frankenberg, Christian
Jacob, Daniel
Worden (CMS 2018): Quantifying and Partitioning the Global Methane Budget Using Satellite and Ground Based Measurements Of CH4 and Tracers of Its Sources and Sinks   Global Surface-Atmosphere Flux 2019 - 2022


 

14 Projects - 2016 Solicitation

Science Team MembersProject TitlePrimary ThemeProject Dates
Andrews, Arlyn
Hu, Lei
Michalak, Anna
Miller, John
Andrews (CMS 2016): Regional Inverse Modeling in North and South America for the NASA Carbon Monitoring System--Follow-on   Land-Atmosphere Flux 2017 - 2020
Bowman, Kevin
Bloom, Alexis (Anthony)
Lee, Meemong
Liu, Junjie
Menemenlis, Dimitris
Bowman (CMS 2016): A decadal carbon reanalysis from the NASA Carbon Monitoring System Flux (CMS-Flux) project   Global Surface-Atmosphere Flux 2017 - 2020
Dietze, Michael
Serbin, Shawn
Dietze (CMS 2016): A prototype data assimilation system for the terrestrial carbon cycle to support Monitoring, Reporting, and Verification   Land Biomass 2017 - 2020
Fatoyinbo, Temilola (Lola)
Lagomasino, David
Lee, SeungKuk
Liu, Xue
Poulter, Benjamin (Ben)
Simard, Marc (Mac)
Trettin, Carl
Fatoyinbo (CMS 2016): Estimating Total Ecosystem Carbon in Blue Carbon and Tropical Peatland Ecosystems   Land Biomass 2017 - 2020
Greenberg, Jonathan
Greenberg (CMS 2016): Three dimensional change detection of aboveground biomass   Land Biomass 2017 - 2020
Guan, Kaiyu
Alden, Caroline
Peng, Bin
Guan (CMS 2016): Improving the monitoring capability of carbon budget for the US Corn Belt - integrating multi-source satellite data with improved land surface modeling and atmospheric inversion   Land-Atmosphere Flux 2017 - 2020
Healey, Sean
Patterson, Paul
Healey (CMS 2016): Piloting a GEDI-based Forest Carbon Monitoring, Reporting, and Verification Tool   Land Biomass 2017 - 2020
Hurtt, George
Dubayah, Ralph
Sahajpal, Ritvik
Tang, Hao
Hurtt (CMS 2016): High-Resolution Carbon Monitoring and Modeling: Continued Prototype Development and Deployment to Regional and National Scales   Land Biomass 2017 - 2020
Jacob, Daniel
Bloom, Alexis (Anthony)
Jacob (CMS 2016): Improved understanding of methane emissions and trends in North America and globally through a unified top-down and bottom-up approach exploiting GOSAT and TROPOMI satellite data   Land-Atmosphere Flux 2017 - 2020
Ott, Lesley
Kawa, Stephan (Randy)
Poulter, Benjamin (Ben)
Rousseaux, Cecile
Ott (CMS 2016): GEOS-Carb III: Delivering mature carbon flux and concentration datasets in support of NASA's Carbon Monitoring System   Global Surface-Atmosphere Flux 2017 - 2020
Randerson, James (Jim)
Chen, Yang
Morton, Douglas (Doug)
Randerson (CMS 2016): Optimizing the Global Fire Emissions Database for carbon monitoring   Land-Atmosphere Flux 2017 - 2020
Sayers, Michael (Mike)
Fahnenstiel, Gary
Shuchman, Robert (Bob)
Sayers (CMS 2016): New Carbon Monitoring Products for Global Freshwater Lakes using Satellite Remote Sensing Time Series Data   Ocean Biomass 2017 - 2020
Sedano, Fernando
Duncanson, Laura
Sedano (CMS 2016): Forest degradation driven by charcoal production: characterization, quantification and forecasting to improve carbon monitoring systems in southern Africa   Land Biomass 2017 - 2020
Vargas, Rodrigo
Park, Taejin
Vargas (CMS 2016): Carbon monitoring systems across Mexico to support implementation of REDD+: maximizing benefits and knowledge   Land Biomass 2017 - 2020


 

15 Projects - 2015 Solicitation

Science Team MembersProject TitlePrimary ThemeProject Dates
Baccini, Alessandro (Ale)
Baccini (CMS 2015): Time-Series Measurements of Biomass Change from InSAR (TanDEM-X), MODIS, and LiDAR Observations   Land Biomass 2016 - 2019
Cochrane, Mark
Cochrane (CMS 2015): Continuation and expansion to a national-scale of the filling a critical gap in Indonesia's national carbon monitoring, reporting, and verification capabilities for supporting REDD+ activities: Incorporating, quantifying and locating fire emissions from within tropical peat-swamp forests project   Land Biomass 2016 - 2019
Cook, Bruce
Andersen, Hans
Cook (CMS 2015): Remote Sensing as a Bridge to Operational Forest Carbon Monitoring in Interior Alaska   Land Biomass 2016 - 2019
Duren, Riley
Duren (CMS 2015): Prototype methane monitoring system for California   Land-Atmosphere Flux 2016 - 2019
Elvidge, Christopher (Chris)
Zhizhin, Mikhail
Elvidge (CMS 2015): Global monitoring, reporting, and verification (MRV) system for carbon emissions from natural gas flaring   Land-Atmosphere Flux 2016 - 2019
Escobar, Vanessa
Masek, Jeffrey (Jeff)
Escobar (CMS 2015): CMS Applications: Stakeholder Engagement and Analysis of CMS Data Products in Decision Making and Policy Frameworks   MRV 2016 - 2019
Fatoyinbo, Temilola (Lola)
Duncanson, Laura
Neuenschwander, Amy
Fatoyinbo (CMS 2015): Future Mission Fusion for High Biomass Forest Carbon Accounting   Land Biomass 2016 - 2019
Izaurralde, Roberto (Cesar)
Bandaru, Varaprasad (Prasad)
Izaurralde (CMS 2015): Cropland Carbon Monitoring System (CCMS): A satellite-based system to estimate carbon fluxes on U.S. Croplands   Land-Atmosphere Flux 2016 - 2019
Kawa, Stephan (Randy)
Kawa (CMS 2015): Airborne Eddy Flux Measurements for Validation/Evaluation of High-Resolution MRV Systems   Land-Atmosphere Flux 2016 - 2017
Kennedy, Robert
Kennedy (CMS 2015): Tools to bridge the gap between static CMS maps, models, and stakeholders   Land Biomass 2016 - 2019
Lin, John
Raczka, Brett
Lin (CMS 2015): Towards a Complex Terrain Carbon Monitoring System (CMS-Mountains): Development and Testing in the Western U.S.   Land-Atmosphere Flux 2016 - 2019
Miller, John
Basu, Sourish
Miller (CMS 2015): Disaggregating Amazon Basin fire fluxes using remote sensing of atmospheric carbon monoxide and burned area   Land-Atmosphere Flux 2016 - 2019
Nehrkorn, Thomas
Hutyra, Lucy
Wofsy, Steven (Steve)
Nehrkorn (CMS 2015): Prototype regional carbon monitoring systems for urban regions   Land-Atmosphere Flux 2016 - 2019
Olofsson, Pontus
Olofsson (CMS 2015): Tracking carbon emissions and removals by time series analysis of the land surface: prototype application in tropical MRV systems compliant with IPCC Tier 3   Land Biomass 2016 - 2019
Saatchi, Sassan
Bloom, Alexis (Anthony)
Bowman, Kevin
Yu, Yifan
Saatchi (CMS 2015): Annual GHG Inventory and MRV System for the US Forestlands   Land Biomass 2016 - 2019


 

15 Projects - 2014 Solicitation

Science Team MembersProject TitlePrimary ThemeProject Dates
Andrews, Arlyn
Hu, Lei
Michalak, Anna
Miller, John
Andrews (CMS 2014): Regional Inverse Modeling in North and South America for the NASA Carbon Monitoring System   Land-Atmosphere Flux 2014 - 2018
Baker, David
Baker (CMS 2014): A Global High-Resolution Atmospheric Data Assimilation System for Carbon Flux Monitoring and Verification   Global Surface-Atmosphere Flux 2014 - 2018
Bowman, Kevin
Gurney, Kevin
Henze, Daven
Huntzinger, Deborah
Liu, Junjie
Menemenlis, Dimitris
Bowman (CMS 2014): Continuation of the CMS-Flux Pilot Project   Global Surface-Atmosphere Flux 2014 - 2017
Fatoyinbo, Temilola (Lola)
Lagomasino, David
Fatoyinbo (CMS 2014): Total Carbon Estimation in African Mangroves and Coastal Wetlands in Preparation for REDD and Blue Carbon Credits   Land Biomass 2014 - 2018
Ganguly, Sangram
Milesi, Cristina
Nemani, Ramakrishna (Rama)
Park, Taejin
Ganguly (CMS 2014): Reducing Uncertainties in Satellite-Derived Forest Aboveground Biomass Estimates Using a High Resolution Forest Cover Map   Land Biomass 2014 - 2017
Greenberg, Jonathan
Greenberg (CMS 2014): Reducing Uncertainties in Estimating California's Forest Carbon Stocks   Land Biomass 2014 - 2018
Hudak, Andrew (Andy)
Kennedy, Robert
Hudak (CMS 2014): Prototyping A Methodology To Develop Regional-Scale Forest Aboveground Biomass Carbon Maps Predicted From Landsat Time Series, Trained From Field and Lidar Data Collections, And Independently Validated With FIA Data   Land Biomass 2014 - 2019
Hurtt, George
DeCola, Philip (Phil)
Dolan, Katelyn
Dubayah, Ralph
Hurtt (CMS 2014): High-Resolution Carbon Monitoring and Modeling: Continuing Prototype Development and Deployment   Land Biomass 2014 - 2018
Jacob, Daniel
Bowman, Kevin
Jacob (CMS 2014): High-Resolution Constraints on North American and Global Methane Sources Using Satellites   Land-Atmosphere Flux 2014 - 2017
Lohrenz, Steven (Steve)
Tian, Hanqin
Lohrenz (CMS 2014): An Integrated Terrestrial-Coastal Ocean Observation and Modeling Framework for Carbon Management Decision Support   Land-Ocean Flux 2014 - 2018
Morton, Douglas (Doug)
Morton (CMS 2014): Long-Term Carbon Consequences of Amazon Forest Degradation   Land Biomass 2014 - 2017
Ott, Lesley
Collatz, George (Jim)
Kawa, Stephan (Randy)
Oda, Tomohiro (Tom)
Poulter, Benjamin (Ben)
Ott (CMS 2014): GEOS-Carb II: Delivering Carbon Flux and Concentration Products Based on the GEOS Modeling System   Global Surface-Atmosphere Flux 2014 - 2017
Walker, Wayne
Walker (CMS 2014): Direct Measurement of Aboveground Carbon Dynamics in Support of Large-Area CMS Development   Land Biomass 2014 - 2018
Williams, Christopher (Chris)
Gu, Huan
Poulter, Benjamin (Ben)
Williams (CMS 2014): Translating Forest Change to Carbon Emissions/Removals Linking Disturbance Products, Biomass Maps, and Carbon Cycle Modeling in a Comprehensive Carbon Monitoring Framework   Land Biomass 2014 - 2017
Windham-Myers, Lisamarie
Byrd, Kristin
Holmquist, James
Simard, Marc (Mac)
Windham-Myers (CMS 2014): Linking Satellite and Soil Data to Validate Coastal Wetland 'Blue Carbon' Inventories: Upscaled Support for Developing MRV and REDD+ Protocols   Land Biomass 2014 - 2018


 

17 Projects - 2013 Solicitation

For an overview of all CMS 2013 data & products, see CMS Data & Products Fact Sheet.

Science Team MembersProject TitlePrimary ThemeProject Dates
Asrar, Ghassem
West, Tristram (Tris)
Asrar-West (CMS 2013): Carbon Monitoring of Agricultural Lands: Developing a Globally Consistent Estimate of Carbon Stocks and Fluxes   Land-Atmosphere Flux 2013 - 2016
Cochrane, Mark
Saharjo, Bambang
Yokelson, Bob
Cochrane (CMS 2013): Filling a Critical Gap in Indonesia's National Carbon Monitoring, Reporting, and Verification Capabilities for Supporting REDD+ Activities: Incorporating, Quantifying and Locating Fire Emissions from Within Tropical Peat-swamp Forests   Land Biomass 2013 - 2016
Cohen, Warren
Andersen, Hans
Domke, Grant
Moisen, Gretchen
Schroeder, Todd
Cohen (CMS 2013): An Historically Consistent and Broadly Applicable MRV System Based on Lidar Sampling and Landsat Time-series (Tested in the US, and applied to the US NGHGI reporting system)   Land Biomass 2013 - 2016
Collatz, George (Jim)
Collatz (CMS 2013): Improving and extending CMS land surface carbon flux products including estimates of uncertainties in fluxes and biomass   Land-Atmosphere Flux 2013 - 2016
Dubayah, Ralph
Hurtt, George
Swatantran, Anuradha (Anu)
Zhao, Maosheng
Dubayah (CMS 2013): Development of a Prototype MRV System to Support Carbon Ecomarket Infrastructure in Sonoma County   Land Biomass 2013 - 2016
Dubey, Manvendra (Dubey)
Dubey (CMS 2013): Off-the-shelf Commercial Compact Solar FTS for CO2 and CH4 Observations for MRV   Land-Atmosphere Flux 2013 - 2016
Duren, Riley
Gurney, Kevin
Saatchi, Sassan
Woodall, Christopher (Chris)
Duren (2013): Understanding user needs for carbon monitoring information   Land Biomass 2013 - 2016
Escobar, Vanessa
Escobar (CMS 2013): Applications of the NASA Carbon Monitoring System: Engagement, Use, and Evaluation   MRV 2013 - 2016
Graven, Heather
Fischer, Marc
Keeling, Ralph
Parazoo, Nicholas (Nick)
Graven (CMS 2013): Quantifying fossil and biospheric CO2 fluxes in California using ground-based and satellite observations   Land-Atmosphere Flux 2013 - 2016
Hagen, Stephen (Steve)
Hagen (CMS 2013): Operational multi-sensor design for national scale forest carbon monitoring to support REDD+ MRV systems   Land Biomass 2013 - 2016
Keller, Michael
Duffy, Paul
Keller (CMS 2013): A data assimilation approach to quantify uncertainty for estimates of biomass stocks and changes in Amazon forests   Land Biomass 2013 - 2016
Kellndorfer, Josef
Olofsson, Pontus
Kellndorfer (CMS 2013): Time Series Fusion of Optical and Radar Imagery for Improved Monitoring of Activity Data, and Uncertainty Analysis of Emission Factors for Estimation of Forest Carbon Flux   Land-Atmosphere Flux 2013 - 2016
Lauvaux, Thomas
Lauvaux (CMS 2013): Quantification of the sensitivity of NASA CMS Flux inversions to uncertainty in atmospheric transport   Land-Atmosphere Flux 2013 - 2017
Morton, Douglas (Doug)
Cook, Bruce
Morton (CMS 2013): A Joint USFS-NASA Pilot Project to Estimate Forest Carbon Stocks in Interior Alaska by Integrating Field, Airborne and Satellite Data   Land Biomass 2013 - 2017
Nehrkorn, Thomas
DeCola, Philip (Phil)
Hutyra, Lucy
Miller, Charles (Chip)
Schaaf, Crystal
Wofsy, Steven (Steve)
Nehrkorn (CMS 2013): Prototype Monitoring, Reporting and Verification System for the Regional Scale: The Boston-DC Corridor   Land-Atmosphere Flux 2013 - 2016
Stehman, Stephen (Steve)
Stehman (CMS 2013): Developing Statistically Rigorous Sampling Design and Analysis Methods to Reduce and Quantify Uncertainties Associated with Carbon Monitoring Systems   Land Biomass 2013 - 2016
Vargas, Rodrigo
Birdsey, Richard (Rich)
Johnson, Kristofer (Kris)
Vargas (CMS 2013): A framework for carbon monitoring and upscaling in forests across Mexico to support implementation of REDD+   Land Biomass 2013 - 2016


 

20 Projects - 2011 Solicitation

For an overview of all 2011 data & products, see CMS Data & Products Fact Sheet.

Science Team MembersProject TitlePrimary ThemeProject Dates
Andrews, Arlyn
Andrews (CMS 2011): North American Regional-Scale Flux Estimation and Observing System Design for the NASA Carbon Monitoring System   Land-Atmosphere Flux 2012 - 2014
Balch, William (Barney)
Balch (OBB 2009): Coccolithophores of the Beaufort and Chukchi Seas: Harbingers of a polar biogeochemical province in transition?   2010 - 2014
Behrenfeld, Michael
Behrenfeld (NOPP 2009): Characterizing the Phytoplankton Component of Oceanic Particle Assemblages   2010 - 2015
Bowman, Kevin
Brix, Holger
Denning, Scott
Frankenberg, Christian
Gurney, Kevin
Henze, Daven
Hill, Christopher (Chris)
Lee, Meemong
Liu, Junjie
Marland, Eric
Menemenlis, Dimitris
Bowman (CMS 2011): Continuation of the Carbon Monitoring System Flux Pilot Project   Global Surface-Atmosphere Flux 2012 - 2014
Cook, Bruce
Finley, Andrew (Andy)
Cook (CMS 2011): Improving Forest Biomass Mapping Accuracy with Optical-LiDAR Data and Hierarchical Bayesian Spatial Models   Land Biomass 2012 - 2015
Dubayah, Ralph
Hurtt, George
Dubayah (CMS 2011): High Resolution Carbon Monitoring and Modeling: A CMS Phase 2 Study   Land Biomass 2012 - 2015
French, Nancy
Billmire, Michael
McKenzie, Donald (Don)
French (CMS 2011): Development of Regional Fire Emissions Products for NASA's Carbon Monitoring System using the Wildland Fire Emissions Information System   Land Biomass 2012 - 2014
Healey, Sean
Healey (CMS 2011): A Global Forest Biomass Inventory Based upon GLAS Lidar Data   Land Biomass 2012 - 2014
Houghton, Richard (Skee)
Houghton (CMS 2011): Spatially Explicit Sources and Sinks of Carbon from Deforestation, Reforestation, Growth and Degradation in the Tropics: Development of a Method and a 10 Year Data Set 2000-2010   Land Biomass 2012 - 2014
Huntzinger, Deborah
Fisher, Joshua
Schwalm, Christopher
Huntzinger (CMS 2011): Reduction in Bottom-Up Land Surface CO2 Flux Uncertainty in NASA's Carbon Monitoring System Flux Project through Systematic Multi-Model Evaluation and Infrastructure Development   Land-Atmosphere Flux 2012 - 2014
Jacob, Daniel
Wofsy, Steven (Steve)
Jacob (CMS 2011): Use of GOSAT, TES, and Suborbital Observations to Constrain North American Methane Emissions in the Carbon Monitoring System   Land-Atmosphere Flux 2012 - 2014
Kennedy, Robert
Kane, Van
Powell, Scott
Kennedy (CMS 2011): Integrating and Expanding a Regional Carbon Monitoring System into the NASA CMS   Land Biomass 2012 - 2014
Loboda, Tatiana
Loboda (CMS 2011): The Forest Disturbance Carbon Tracking System -- A CMS Pilot Project   Land Biomass 2012 - 2014
Lohrenz, Steven (Steve)
Lohrenz (CMS 2011): Development of Observational Products and Coupled Models of Land-Ocean-Atmospheric Fluxes in the Mississippi River Watershed and Gulf of Mexico in Support of Carbon Monitoring   Land-Ocean Flux 2012 - 2014
Miller, John
Basu, Sourish
Miller (CMS 2011): In Situ CO2-Based Evaluation of the Carbon Monitoring System Flux Product   Land-Atmosphere Flux 2012 - 2014
Pawson, Steven
Baker, David
Kawa, Stephan (Randy)
Oda, Tomohiro (Tom)
Pawson (CMS 2011): GEOS-CARB: A Framework for Monitoring Carbon Concentrations and Fluxes   Global Surface-Atmosphere Flux 2012 - 2014
Saatchi, Sassan
Ganguly, Sangram
Harris, Nancy
Nemani, Ramakrishna (Rama)
Saatchi (CMS 2011): Prototyping MRV Systems Based on Systematic and Spatial Estimates of Carbon Stock and Stock Changes of Forestlands   Land Biomass 2012 - 2014
Shuchman, Robert (Bob)
Fahnenstiel, Gary
Shuchman (CMS 2011): Development of New Regional Carbon Monitoring Products for the Great Lakes Using Satellite Remote Sensing Data   Ocean-Atmosphere Flux 2012 - 2014
Verdy, Ariane
Key, Robert (Bob)
Verdy (CMS 2011): Towards a 4D-Var Approach for Estimation of Air-Sea Carbon Dioxide Fluxes   Ocean-Atmosphere Flux 2012 - 2014
West, Tristram (Tris)
West (CMS 2011): Estimating Global Inventory-Based Net Carbon Exchange from Agricultural Lands for Use in the NASA Flux Pilot Study   Land-Atmosphere Flux 2012 - 2014


 

CMS Phase 1 (2010-2012)

NASA Carbon Monitoring System Phase 1 Report (May 16, 2014) is released (June 27, 2014). This document summarizes the results of CMS-Phase 1 activities and is based on the written contributions from participating investigators from the Science Definintion Team, Pilot Projects, and Scoping Studies.

LeadsProject TitleProject Dates
Gunson, Michael (Mike)
Jucks, Kenneth (Ken)
Pawson, Steven
Potter, Christopher
Gunson-Pawson-Potter (2009): NASA CMS Pilot Projects: Surface Carbon Fluxes   2009 - 2011
Cook, Bruce
Hall, Forrest
Masek, Jeffrey (Jeff)
Nemani, Ramakrishna (Rama)
Saatchi, Sassan
Tucker, Compton
Masek-Nemani-Saatchi-Tucker (2009): NASA CMS Pilot Projects: Biomass and Carbon Storage   2009 - 2011
Balch, William (Barney)
Balch (OBB 2009): Coccolithophores of the Beaufort and Chukchi Seas: Harbingers of a polar biogeochemical province in transition?   2010 - 2014
Behrenfeld, Michael
Behrenfeld (NOPP 2009): Characterizing the Phytoplankton Component of Oceanic Particle Assemblages   2010 - 2015
Friedrichs, Marjorie (Marjy)
Hofmann, Eileen
Friedrichs (IDS 2009): Impacts of Changing Climate and Land Use on Carbon Cycling and Budgets of the Coastal Ocean Margin: Observations, Analysis, and Modeling   2011 - 2015
Gregg, Watson
Gregg (2011): Ocean CO2 Flux Maps   2011 - 2012
Lohrenz, Steven (Steve)
Lohrenz (IDS 2009): Assessing Impacts of Climate and Land Use Change on Terrestrial-Ocean Fluxes of Carbon and Nutrients and Their Cycling in Coastal Ecosystems   2010 - 2013
Brown, Molly E.
Macauley, Molly
Policy, Management, and Decision Support >>  
Duren, Riley CMS System Design Study Report >>  


 

CMS Science Definition Team (2011-2012)

Science Definition Team MembersProject TitleProject Dates
Arellano, Avelino (Ave)
Arellano (CMSSDT 2010): Development of a Carbon Monitoring System from an Ensemble Coupled Data Assimilation Perspective   2011 - 2012
Brown, Molly
Brown (CMSSDT 2010): Developing a Framework for Evaluating CMS Pilot Products to Promote Engagement with the User Community   2011 - 2012
French, Nancy
French (CMSSDT 2010): Biomass Burning Assistance for NASA's Carbon Monitoring System   2011 - 2012
Healey, Sean
Healey (CMSSDT 2010): Assessing Potential Impacts of Ground Sample Bias in Global CMS Biomass Estimates, Now and in the DESDynI Era   2011 - 2012
Houghton, Richard (Skee)
Houghton (CMSSDT 2010): Biomass for Carbon Budgeting   2011 - 2012
Kasischke, Eric
Kasischke (CMSSDT 2010): Evaluation of Approaches for Assessing the Impacts of Natural Disturbances on Aboveground Carbon Storage in and Emissions from U.S. Forests - A Carbon Monitoring System Science Definition Team Proposal   2011 - 2012
Kellndorfer, Josef
Kellndorfer (CMSSDT 2010): Mapping Biomass - Past Experiences and Future Directions in Data Fusion and Product Validation   2011 - 2012
Michalak, Anna
Michalak (CMSSDT 2010): Carbon Monitoring System Science Definition Team membership proposal (Integrated Emission/Uptake Pilot Product)   2011 - 2012
Shugart, Herman (Hank)
Shugart (CMSSDT 2010): Carbon Monitoring   2011 - 2012
Sun, Guoqing
Sun (CMSSDT 2010): Proposal to be a member of the Science Definition Team for Carbon Monitoring System (CMS)   2011 - 2012
Treuhaft, Robert
Treuhaft (CMSSDT 2010): Data Fusion, Error Analysis, and a Global Biomass Product: Proposal for Membership on the Carbon Monitoring System Science Definition Team   2011 - 2012
Woodcock, Curtis
Woodcock (CMSSDT 2010): Quantifying the accuracy and uncertainty in remote sensing products of land use change: implications for carbon monitoring   2011 - 2012
Xiao, Jingfeng
Xiao (CMSSDT 2010): Providing Scientific and Technical Guidance to the Development and Evaluation of the Integrated Flux Pilot Product: Forcing Evaluation, Parameter Optimization, Uncertainty Assessment and Product Validation   2011 - 2012