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When the principle investigator (PI) or the research organization (RO) has been changed, the name of the present PI or RO is written after the right arrow.: Name at the initial adoption→ Name at present

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Principle Investigator Research Organization Research Theme Research Period
Start End
Data Processing Algorithms
André Butz SRON-Netherlands Institute for Space Research(Neitherlands)→ Karlsruhe Institute of Technology(KIT)→ Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR) (Germany) Retrievals of atmospheric CO2 from GOSAT observations based on accurate vector radiative transfer modeling of scattering atmospheres 2009/8/31
Sergey Oshchepkov National Institute for Environmental Studies(Japan) Algorithm developments for SWIR FTS GOSAT data processing with regard to atmospheric horizontal inhomogeneity 2009/10/30 2014/10/29
Samuele Del Bianco Institute for Applied Physics "Nello Carrara"of the Italian National Research Council(IFAC-CNR)(Italy) Definition, implementation and validation of a prototype software system aimed at the atmospheric corrections for the retrieval of solar-induced fluorescence. 2009/8/31 2013/5/10
Jianping Mao University of Maryland, Baltimore County→ University of Maryland(USA) Assessment of GOSAT Radiance Responses to the Lower Atmospheric CO2 Concentration Change and Impact of Aerosols and Clouds on CO2 Concentration Retrievals 2009/10/13
Nawo Eguchi National Institute for Environmental Studies(JAPAN)→ Kyushu University Retrieval of cirrus cloud parameters from TANSO-FTS spectra and investigation of global cirrus cloud variations 2009/8/27
Franz Schreier Deutsches Zentrum fuer Luft- und Raumfahrt(DLR)Institut fuer Methodik der Fernerkundung(IMF)(Germany) Validation of Vertical Profiles and Column Densities Retrieved from Nadir Infrared Sounders 2010/5/3
Pierre-François Coheur Université Libre de Bruxelles(Belgium) Atmospheric Composition and Chemistry-Climate interactions with GOSAT 2009/8/21 2016/4/22
Ralf Sussmann Research Center Karlsruhe, IMK-IFU(Germany) Validation of GOSAT methane, carbon dioxide,and water vapor at the Ground-Truthing Facility Garmisch/Zugspitze 2009/9/25 2016/8/1
Christopher D. Barnet→ Fuzhong Weng NOAA/NESDIS/STAR→ NOAA/NESDIS(USA) Comparison of GOSAT CH4 and CO2 with NOAA/NESDIS operational trace gases products retrieved from AIRS, IASI and CrIS and use of CAI aerosol product for NOAA synergy studies of using satellite data for air quality applications →Comparison of GOSAT CH4 and CO2 products with NOAA/NESDIS operational products from CrIS, IASI and AIRS/td> 2009/9/18
Cyril Crevoisier Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique(CNRS)(France) Quality control of radiances, validation of greenhouse gas products, and study of CO2 diurnal cycle. 2009/11/9 2013/3/7
Ugo Cortesi Institute for Applied Physics “Nello Carrara” of the Italian National Research Council(IFAC-CNR)(Italy) Cross-validation of IASI/METOP-A and TANSO-FTS/GOSAT level 2 products for carbon dioxide. 2009/8/31 2016/7/12
Anu Dudhia University of Oxford(UK) Validation of TANSO FTS spectra using RFM line-by-line model 2010/1/13 2011/12/21
Esko Kyrö→ Rigel Kivi Finnish Meteorological Institute(Finland) Validation of GOSAT/TANSO GHG observations through surface-, tower- and FTIR measurements at the Sodankylä-Pallas Satellite pixel (67ºN, 27ºE) 2009/9/14
Pieter Tans NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory(USA) Comparison of GOSAT retrievals of the CO2 and CH4 column mole fractions with in-situ data and estimates produced by the CarbonTracker data assimilation system. 2009/8/27 2014/8/26
Carbon Balance Estimation, Atmospheric Transport Models
Fred Prata Norwegian Institute for Air Research(NILU)→ Nicarnica Aviation AS(Norway) Greenhouse Gas Emissions in South Asia using Inverse Modeling 2009/10/30 2013/2/28
Tuula Aalto Finnish Meteorological Institute(Finland) CO2 Balances using Remote Sensing, FTIR spectroscopy, In Situ Measurements and Earth System Modeling 2009/11/19
Toshiki Iwasaki→ Takashi Maki Tohoku University→ Meteorological Research Institute(Japan) Four Dimensional Data Assimilation of GOSAT Observation Data Using a Local Ensemble Transform Karman Filter 2009/10/19
A. Scott Denning Colorado State University(USA) Global Analysis of Carbon Sources and Sinks with a Comprehensive Model Optimized with GOSAT/TANSO Observations 2009/11/16 2014/11/15
Saulo R. Freitas National Institute for Space Research(INPE)(Brazil) Assimilation and validation in Coupled Aerosol Tracers and Transport model to the Brazilian developments on the Regional Atmospheric Modeling System and the version of CPTEC General Circulation Atmospheric Model Including chemistry and aerosol. 2009/11/11 2013/4/24
Emil Pelikán Institute of Computer Science, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic(Czech Republic) Modeling of the CO2 and CH4 fluxes using advanced mathematical techniques 2009/10/1 2014/9/30
Georgii Alexandrov National Institute for Environmental Studies(Japan)→ Russian Academy of Sciences(Russia) Application of GOSAT FTS data to calibrating models of terrestrial carbon sink 2009/9/25 2014/5/9
Frédéric Chevallier Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de l'Environnement(LSCE)(France) Estimation of CO2 and CH4 surface fluxes 2009/10/15 2014/10/14
Data Application
Reginald R. Muskett University of Alaska Fairbanks(USA) GOSAT and Oceanographic Observations of CO2 and CH4 on the Laptev and East Siberian Shelf Seas 2009/10/6
Luis Guanter University of Valencia, Spain(Spain)→ Freie Universitaet Berlin(Germany) Space-based analysis of the relationship between vegetation functioning and atmospheric CO2 and CH4 greenhouse gases. 2009/9/30 2015/8/26
R.P. Singh Agriculture, Forestry and Environment Group(RESA)(India) Interaction Between Atmospheric Greenhouse Gases & Terrestrial Biospheric Processes Over Indian Subcontinent 2009/10/12 2016/10/31
Florian M. Schwandner Nanyang Technological University(NTU)(Singapore)→ Jet Propulsion Laboratory(JPL)(USA) Satellite-Borne Quantification of Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Volcanoes and Geothermal Areas 2009/10/7
Simon A. Carn Michigan Technological University(USA) Application of GOSAT/TANSO-FTS to the Measurement of Volcanic CO2 Emissions 2009/10/22
Manvendra K. Dubey Los Alamos National Laboratory(USA) Tracing and quantifying power plant CO2 emissions with GOSAT: Validation and Modeling in the Four Corners New Mexico to Oklahoma Region 2010/1/15 2015/1/14
Doreen Sandra Boyd University of Nottingham(UK) Using Envisat MERIS MTCI to characterize the response of the terrestrial biosphere to spatio-temporal variability in atmospheric carbon dioxide as measured by GOSAT FTS 2009/10/14 2016/1/30
Kazuhito Ichii Fukushima University→ Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology(JAMSTEC)(Japan) Multi-model experiment of terrestrial carbon cycles in Asia and North America based on GOSAT carbon budget products 2009/9/30
Yutaka Kondo University of Tokyo(Japan) Evaluation of uncertainties of aerosol parameters using a regional three-dimensional model 2009/9/289 2015/3/24
Yuuji Sakuno Hiroshima University(Japan) Aerosol distribution estimation using GOSAT CAI data in coastal environments for red tide bloom detection 2009/10/26
Nawo Eguchi National Institute for Environmental Studies(Japan)→ Kyushu University(Japan) Study of stratosphere-troposphere exchange and tropospheric dynamical processes by using the GOSAT TANSO-FTS data 2009/9/28
Jhoon Kim Yonsei University(Korea) Quantification of radiative forcing of CO2 and black carbon from GOSAT measurements with the aid of Asia Carbon Tracker and numerical models 2009/10/20
France Gerard Centre for Ecology and Hydrology(Natural Environment Research Council)(UK) Using GOSAT to help improve the representation of wetlands and associated CH4 cycle in the next generation global land surface models. 2009/10/8
Ira Leifer Marine Science Institute, University of California→ Bubbleology Research International(USA) GOSAT Synergies for Ground-Reference of CH4-Emissions from Geologic and Biologic Mid-Latitude and Arctic Sources 2009/12/10
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