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New Data from NASA's Carbon Monitoring System

NASA Carbon Monitoring System

NASA Carbon Monitoring System (CMS)

The ORNL DAAC is partnering with the NASA Goddard Earth Sciences (GES) Data and Information Services Center (DISC) to provide data publication services for NASA's Carbon Monitoring System (CMS).

The NASA Carbon Monitoring System (CMS) is designed to make significant contributions in characterizing, quantifying, understanding, and predicting the evolution of global carbon sources and sinks through improved monitoring of carbon stocks and fluxes. The System uses the full range of NASA satellite observations and modeling/analysis capabilities to establish the accuracy, quantitative uncertainties, and utility of products for supporting national and international policy, regulatory, and management activities. CMS maintains a global emphasis while providing finer scale regional information, utilizing space-based and surface-based data and will rapidly initiate generation and distribution of products both for user evaluation and to inform near-term policy development and planning.

Newly released data from the GES DISC include:
CMS Carbon Flux data: These 8 datasets contain global estimates of various components of the carbon cycle constrained by satellite observations through the Carbon Monitoring System Flux (CMS-Flux) carbon cycle data assimilation system.

Newly released data from ORNL DAAC include:
Simulated Physical-Biogeochemical Data for the Gulf of Mexico
CO2 Emissions from Fossil Fuels Combustion, ACES Inventory for Northeastern USA
Global Carbon Fluxes Associated with Livestock Feed and Emissions

To browse all published CMS datasets, please visit NASA Earthdata Search Client