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ACP | Articles | Volume 19, issue 20
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 13267–13287, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-13267-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 13267–13287, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-13267-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 28 Oct 2019

Research article | 28 Oct 2019

Prior biosphere model impact on global terrestrial CO2 fluxes estimated from OCO-2 retrievals

Sajeev Philip et al.

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This research was conducted to quantify the impact of different prior global biosphere models on the estimate of terrestrial CO2 fluxes when assimilating Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) satellite observations. To determine the prior model impact, we apply observing system simulation experiments (OSSEs). Even with the substantial spatiotemporal coverage of OCO-2 data, residual differences in posterior CO2 flux estimates remain due to the choice of prior flux mean and uncertainties.
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