9th International Workshop on Greenhouse Gas Measurements from Space

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May 29 pm (Wed) - 31 (Fri), 2013, Yokohama, Japan

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Venue:   Yokohama Symposia

Industrial Trade Center 9F, 2 Yamashita-Cho, Naka-Ku, Yokohama-city, 231-0023 Japan


Key Deadlines:

Abstract Due:             April 5, 2013 (JST) Closed

Registration Deadline: May 7, 2013 (JST) Closed


Workshop Agenda : Please Look at the Schedule


Success in space-based global measurement of greenhouse gases (GHGs), such as carbon dioxide and methane, is critical for advancing the understanding of carbon cycle. Space-based GHG measurement, however, poses a wide array of challenges, many of which are complex and thus demand close international cooperation.


The goal of this workshop is to assess the latest science and technologies in spaceborne measurement of greenhouse gases. In addition to the results of ongoing activities in this community, the workshop will address new scientific findings obtained from the current and past missions (GOSAT, AIRS, SCIAMACHY, TES, and IASI) as well as the concepts of the next-generation remote-sensing missions that are in preparation (OCO-2, OCO-3, MERLIN, TanSat, GOSAT-2, CarbonSat, MicroCarb, A-SCOPE, ASCENDS, etc.). Research topics covered in the workshop include instrument calibration, data retrieval algorithm development, data validation, satellite data assimilation, surface flux estimation, satellite data application, and ground-based/airborne GHG measurement.


The workshop is organized around a series of plenary oral presentations and other oral/poster sessions.



Presentation Guidelines are downloadable here

for oral presenters:

for poster presenters:

IWGGMS-9 Committee members

o Hartmut Boesch (University of Leicester, UK)    [IWGGMS-7]
o David Crisp (Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA)  [IWGGMS-8]
o Tatsuya Yokota (National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan)  [IWGGMS-9]
o Gen Inoue (University of Tokyo, Japan)  [GOSAT Science Team Chief Scientist]


Local Organizing Committee members

o Akihiko Kuze (SAPC, JAXA)
o Shamil Maksyutov (CGER, NIES)
o Tsuneo Matsunaga (CEMA, NIES)
o Isamu Morino (CGER, NIES)
o Kei Shiomi (EORC, JAXA)
o Tatsuya Yokota (CGER, NIES)
o Yukio Yoshida (CGER, NIES)


Sponsors

Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)
National Institute for Environment Studies (NIES)
Ministry of the Environment, Government of Japan (MOE)


Contact

For inquiries, please contact the secretariat.
IWGGMS-9 Secretariat
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