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The following publications relate to the OCO and OCO-2 mission. Publications are authored by either a member or an affiliate of the OCO-2 Science or Instrument Teams, or have referenced the mission, instrument, or science. To obtain more information about a paper, please email our Science Team Lead, David Crisp.
If you have questions about the database, please contact our Science Data Application Lead, Karen Yuen .

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Basu, Sourish et al.
The Impact of Transport Model Differences on CO2 Surface Flux Estimates from OCO-2 Retrievals of Column Average CO2
Atmospheric Chemsitry and Physics

Brynjarsdottir, J., Hobbs, J., Braverman, A. et al.
Optimal Estimation Versus MCMC for CO2CO2 Retrievals JABES (2018).

Chylek, Petr, Tans, Pieter, Christy, John, and Dubey, Manvendra K
The carbon cycle response to two El Nino types: an observational study. Environ. Res. Lett. 13, 024001. 2018. doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/aa9c5b

Köhler, Philipp , Guanter, Luis, Kobayashi, Hideki, Walther, Sophia, Yang, Wei
Assessing the potential of sun-induced fluorescence and the canopy scattering coefficient to track large-scale vegetation dynamics in Amazon forests Remote Sensing of Environment (2017),

Li, Xing , Xiao, Jingfeng, He, Binbin
Chlorophyll fluorescence observed by OCO-2 is strongly related to gross primary productivity estimated from flux towers in temperate forests.
Remote Sensing of Environment, 2017.

Lu, Xinchen; Cheng, Xiao; Li, Xianglan; et al.
Opportunities and challenges of applications of satellite-derived sun-induced fluorescence at relatively high spatial resolution
SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT Volume: 619 Pages: 649-653 Published: APR 1 2018

Maximilian Reuter, Michael Buchwitz, Oliver Schneising, Stefan Noël, Heinrich Bovensmann and John Burrows
A Fast Atmospheric Trace Gas Retrieval for Hyperspectral Instruments Approximating Multiple Scattering—Part 2: Application to XCO2 Retrievals from OCO-2
Remote Sensing 2017, 9, doi: 10.3390/rs9111102

Oda, Tomohiro; Maksyutov, Shamil; Andres, Robert J.
The Open-source Data Inventory for Anthropogenic CO2, version 2016 (ODIAC2016): a global monthly fossil fuel CO2 gridded emissions data product for tracer transport simulations and surface flux inversions
EARTH SYSTEM SCIENCE DATA Volume: 10 Issue: 1 Pages: 87-107 Published: JAN 18 2018

Richardson, Mark; Stephens, Graeme L.
Information content of OCO-2 oxygen A-band channels for retrieving marine liquid cloud properties
ATMOSPHERIC MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES Volume: 11 Issue: 3 Pages: 1515-1528 Published: MAR 16 2018

Sun, Ying; Frankenberg, Christian; Jung, Martin; et al.
Overview of Solar-Induced chlorophyll Fluorescence (SIF) from the Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2: Retrieval, cross-mission comparison, and global monitoring for GPP
REMOTE SENSING OF ENVIRONMENT Volume: 209 Pages: 808-823 Published: MAY 2018

Yi, H., Liu, Q., Gameson, L., Fleisher, A.J., Hodges, J.T.:
High-accuracy12C16O2line intensities in the 2 µm wavelength region measured by frequency-stabilized cavity ring-down spectroscopy. Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy & Radiative Transfer, 206, 367 - 377, 2018

Zammit-Mangion, Andrew; Cressie, Noel; Shumack, Clint
On Statistical Approaches to Generate Level 3 Products from Satellite Remote Sensing Retrievals
REMOTE SENSING Volume: 10 Issue: 1 Article Number: 155 Published: JAN 2018