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Atlantic Meridional Transect Ocean Flux from satellite campaign (AMT4OceanSatFlux)

PLYMOUTH MARINE LABORATORY (GB)

Summary

This project estimates of the air-sea flux of CO2 calculated from a suite of satellite products over a range of Atlantic Ocean provinces. It deploys state-of-the-art eddy co-variance methods to provide independent verification of satellite estimates of CO2 gas exchange over the Atlantic Ocean. The project provides Fiducial Reference Measurements from the AMT28 (from 23rd September to 29th October 2018) and AMT 29 (from 13th October to 25th November 2019) field campaigns to enable independent verification and validation of the satellite CO2 air-sea flux estimates both at point scales and on scales that relate to satellite data over a range of oceanographic conditions. Global algorithms that are being used to study ocean acidification from using satellite data are also being evaluated and refined within the project, using high spatio-temporal resolution underway measurements made on AMT28 and AMT29 field campaigns.


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Information

Website
http://amt4oceansatflux.org/Home_en
Domain
Science
Prime contractor
PLYMOUTH MARINE LABORATORY (GB)
Subcontractors
  • IFREMER (FR)
  • UNIVERSITY OF EXETER (GB)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHAMPTON (GB)