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Day 1

 
09:00   Welcome (Stephen Briggs)
09:15   Objectives, Arrangements and Logistics
(Stephen Plummer)
09:30   The GEO Carbon Strategy Report: An Introduction (Han Dolman)
10:00 10:30 State of the carbon cycle: An annual update of the Global Carbon Budget (Corinne Le Quéré)
10:30- 11:00 Coffee
11:00  

Space-based greenhouse gas observations

11:00- 12:00 Current:
Greenhouse Gas measurements from Space: An Overview (Anthony Freeman) - 20
CO2 and CH4 from Sciamachy (John Burrows) - 20
CO2 and CH4 from GOSAT (Tatsuya Yokota) - 20
12:00- 13:00 Future:
Prospects for CO2 from the OCO series
(Michael Gunson) - 20
CO2 and CH4 from MERLIN/MicroCarb/CarbonSat (Carole Deniel & John Burrows TBC) - 20

Discussion - 20
13:00- 14:00 Lunch
14:00  

Current understanding of global carbon

Stocks and fluxes of carbon
(on land, in the ocean and atmosphere) and their variability and trends
14:00- 15:30 Land:
Terrestrial carbon stocks and fluxes (Philippe Ciais) - 30
Forest Carbon Tracking (Stephen Briggs) - 20
RAINFOR (Emanuel Gloor) - 20
Discussion - 20
15:30- 16:00 Coffee
16:00- 16:50 Ocean
Marine ecosystems and the ocean CO2 sink
(Corinne Le Quéré) - 30
Discussion - 20
16:50- 17:50 Atmosphere
CH4 in the Atmosphere: (Sander Houweling) - 20
CO2 in the Atmosphere: (Frederic Chevallier) - 20
Discussion -20
17:50   Break Out 1 - Organisation (for morning of 7th)
  1. Space-based greenhouse gas (GHG) observations Satellite requirements to improve knowledge of global carbon
  2. stocks, fluxes, variability and trends
  3. Forest Carbon Tracking