Using atmospheric CO2 observations from site level and retrievals from a space-born sensor in soil carbon model evaluation at global scale


Tea Thum1, Sönke Zaehle1, Aki Tsuruta2, Julia Nabel3, Jari Liski2, Janne Juhani Hakkarainen2, Tuula Aalto2, Edward J Dlugokencky4, Tiina Markkanen5, Wouter Peters6, Julia Pongratz3, Ingrid Theodora van der Laan-Luijkx7 and Yukio Yoshida8, (1)Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry, Jena, Germany, (2)Finnish Meteorological Institute, Helsinki, Finland, (3)Max Planck Institute for Meteorology, Hamburg, Germany, (4)NOAA, Boulder, CO, United States, (5)Finnish Meteorological Institute, Greenhouse Gas Group, Helsinki, Finland, (6)Wageningen University, Wageningen, Netherlands, (7)Wageningen University and Research, Wageningen, Netherlands, (8)NIES, Tsukuba, Japan