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Lohrenz-05 Project Profile   (updated 29-Jun-2016)
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Project Title:An Integrated Terrestrial-Coastal Ocean Observation and Modeling Framework for Carbon Management Decision Support

Science Team
Members:

Steven (Steve) Lohrenz, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth (Project Lead)
Hanqin Tian, Auburn University

Project Duration: 2014 - 2017
Solicitation:NASA: Carbon Monitoring System (2014)
Abstract: The NASA Carbon Monitoring System effort seeks to apply satellite remote sensing resources along with observational and modeling capabilities to improve monitoring of carbon stocks and fluxes, particularly as they contribute to the development of Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) system capabilities. Our prior NASA-funded research employ ... [more]
Measurement Approaches:
  • Remote Sensing
  • In Situ Measurements
  • Modeling
CMS:
  • Land Biomass
  • Land-Atmosphere Flux
  • Ocean-Atmosphere Flux
  • Land-Ocean Flux
  • Decision Support
  • MRV

Participants:

Wei-Jun Cai, University of Delaware
Ruoying He, North Carolina State University
Steven (Steve) Lohrenz, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Hanqin Tian, Auburn University

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Project URL(s): http://omgsrv1.meas.ncsu.edu:8080/thredds/sabgom_catalog.html
http://www.gulfcarbon.org
 
Data
Products:
Product Title:  Associated uncertainties.
Spatial Extent:  Southeastern U.S. and South Atlantic Bight
Spatial Resolution:  5 arc-minute (or 0.08°)
Time Period:  1904-present, present-2099 (projected)
Temporal Frequency:  Monthly
Status:  Available
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Product Title:  Estimates of land-ocean fluxes of organic and inorganic carbon, nitrogen, and water
Spatial Extent:  Southeastern U.S. and South Atlantic Bight
Spatial Resolution:  5 arc-minute (or 0.08°)
Time Period:  1904-present, present-2099 (projected)
Temporal Frequency:  Monthly
Status:  Available
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Product Title:  Estimates/maps of land-atmosphere fluxes of carbon dioxide and methane.
Spatial Extent:  Southeastern U.S. and South Atlantic Bight
Spatial Resolution:  5 arc-minute (or 0.08°)
Time Period:  1904-present, present-2099 (projected)
Temporal Frequency:  Monthly
Status:  Available
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Product Title:  Estimates/maps of ocean-atmosphere fluxes of carbon dioxide
Spatial Extent:  Southeastern U.S. and South Atlantic Bight
Spatial Resolution:  5 km
Time Period:  1904-present, present-2099 (projected)
Temporal Frequency:  Monthly
Status:  Archived
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Product Title:  Estimates/maps of terrestrial carbon stocks.
Spatial Extent:  Southeastern U.S. and South Atlantic Bight
Spatial Resolution:  5 arc-minute (or 0.08°)
Time Period:  1904-present, present-2099 (projected)
Temporal Frequency:  Monthly
Status:  In-Progress
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Product Title:  Geospatial portals for sharing developed carbon data products.
Spatial Extent:  
Spatial Resolution:  
Time Period:  
Temporal Frequency:  
Status:  In-Progress
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Publications: Ren, W., Tian, H., Cai, W., Lohrenz, S. E., Hopkinson, C. S., Huang, W., Yang, J., Tao, B., Pan, S., He, R. 2016. Century-long increasing trend and variability of dissolved organic carbon export from the Mississippi River basin driven by natural and anthropogenic forcing. Global Biogeochemical Cycles. 30(9), 1288-1299. DOI: 10.1002/2016GB005395

Ren, W., Tian, H., Tao, B., Yang, J., Pan, S., Cai, W., Lohrenz, S. E., He, R., Hopkinson, C. S. 2015. Large increase in dissolved inorganic carbon flux from the Mississippi River to Gulf of Mexico due to climatic and anthropogenic changes over the 21st century. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences. 120(4), 724-736. DOI: 10.1002/2014JG002761

Benway, H. M., Alin, S. R., Boyer, E., Cai, W., Coble, P. G., Cross, J. N., Friedrichs, M. A. M., Goni, M., Griffith, P., Herrmann, M., Lohrenz, S. E., Mathis, J. T., McKinley, G. A., Najjar, R. G., Pilskaln, C. H., Siedlecki, S. A., Smith, R. A. 2016. A science plan for carbon cycle research in North American coastal waters. Report of the Coastal CARbon Synthesis (CCARS) community workshop, August 19-21, 2014 DOI: 10.1575/1912/7777

Tian, H., Lu, C., Ciais, P., Michalak, A. M., Canadell, J. G., Saikawa, E., Huntzinger, D. N., Gurney, K. R., Sitch, S., Zhang, B., Yang, J., Bousquet, P., Bruhwiler, L., Chen, G., Dlugokencky, E., Friedlingstein, P., Melillo, J., Pan, S., Poulter, B., Prinn, R., Saunois, M., Schwalm, C. R., Wofsy, S. C. 2016. The terrestrial biosphere as a net source of greenhouse gases to the atmosphere. Nature. 531(7593), 225-228. DOI: 10.1038/nature16946

Salisbury, J., Vandemark, D., Jonsson, B., Balch, W., Chakraborty, S., Lohrenz, S., Chapron, B., Hales, B., Mannino, A., Mathis, J., Reul, N., Signorini, S., Wanninkhof, R., Yates, K. 2015. How Can Present and Future Satellite Missions Support Scientific Studies that Address Ocean Acidification? Oceanography. 25(2), 108-121. DOI: 10.5670/oceanog.2015.35

Yang, Q., Tian, H., Li, X., Ren, W., Zhang, B., Zhang, X., Wolf, J. 2016. Spatiotemporal patterns of livestock manure nutrient production in the conterminous United States from 1930 to 2012. Science of The Total Environment. 541, 1592-1602. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.10.044

Huang, W., Cai, W., Wang, Y., Hu, X., Chen, B., Lohrenz, S. E., Chakraborty, S., He, R., Brandes, J., Hopkinson, C. S. 2015. The response of inorganic carbon distributions and dynamics to upwelling-favorable winds on the northern Gulf of Mexico during summer. Continental Shelf Research. 111, 211-222. DOI: 10.1016/j.csr.2015.08.020

Yang, J., Tian, H., Tao, B., Ren, W., Pan, S., Liu, Y., Wang, Y. 2015. A growing importance of large fires in conterminous United States during 1984-2012. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences. 120(12), 2625-2640. DOI: 10.1002/2015JG002965

Xue, Z., He, R., Fennel, K., Cai, W., Lohrenz, S., Huang, W., Tian, H., Ren, W., Zang, Z. 2016. Modeling pCO2 variability in the Gulf of Mexico. Biogeosciences. 13(15), 4359-4377. DOI: 10.5194/bg-13-4359-2016

Tian, H., Ren, W., Yang, J., Tao, B., Cai, W., Lohrenz, S. E., Hopkinson, C. S., Liu, M., Yang, Q., Lu, C., Zhang, B., Banger, K., Pan, S., He, R., Xue, Z. 2015. Climate extremes dominating seasonal and interannual variations in carbon export from the Mississippi River Basin. Global Biogeochemical Cycles. 29(9), 1333-1347. DOI: 10.1002/2014GB005068

Chakraborty, S., Lohrenz, S. 2015. Phytoplankton community structure in the river-influenced continental margin of the northern Gulf of Mexico. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 521, 31-47. DOI: 10.3354/meps11107

Huang, W., Cai, W., Wang, Y., Lohrenz, S. E., Murrell, M. C. 2015. The carbon dioxide system on the Mississippi River-dominated continental shelf in the northern Gulf of Mexico: 1. Distribution and air-sea CO 2 flux. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans. 120(3), 1429-1445. DOI: 10.1002/2014JC010498

Tian, H., Yang, Q., Najjar, R. G., Ren, W., Friedrichs, M. A. M., Hopkinson, C. S., Pan, S. 2015. Anthropogenic and climatic influences on carbon fluxes from eastern North America to the Atlantic Ocean: A process-based modeling study. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences. 120(4), 757-772. DOI: 10.1002/2014JG002760

Zhang, C., Tian, H., Pan, S., Lockaby, G., Chappelka, A. 2014. Multi-factor controls on terrestrial carbon dynamics in urbanized areas. Biogeosciences. 11(24), 7107-7124. DOI: 10.5194/bg-11-7107-2014

2015 NASA Carbon Cycle & Ecosystems Joint Science Workshop Poster(s)
  • Ocean margins as an increasing sink for the atmospheric carbon dioxide   --   (Wei-Jun Cai, Goulven Laruelle, Xinping Hu, Pierre Regnier)   [abstract]
  • Contemporary and projected lateral carbon fluxes from North America to Oceans: A process-based modeling study   --   (Hanqin Tian, Qichun Yang, Wei Ren, Chaoqun Lu, Bowen Zhang, Shufen Pan, Bo Tao, Steven Lohrenz, Wei-Jun Cai, Ruoying He, Marjorie Friedrichs, Raymond Najjar)   [abstract]
5th NACP All-Investigators Meeting Posters (2015):
  • Integrated Observation and Modeling of Carbon Cycle Processes Across Terrestrial-Coastal Interfaces: Reducing Uncertainties and Enhancing Linkages to Decision Support -- (Steven Lohrenz, Hanqin Tian, Wei-Jun Cai, Ruoying He) [abstract]   [poster]
  • Contemporary and projected lateral carbon fluxes from North America to Oceans: A process-based modeling study -- (Hanqin Tian, Qichun Yang, Bowen Zhang, Jia Yang, Shufen Pan, Wei Ren, Chaoqun Lu, Bo Tao, Steven Lohrenz, Wei-Jun Cai, Ruoying He, Marjorie Friedrichs, Raymond Najjar) [abstract]

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