Calibration and Level 1 Algorithm

  1. <TANSO onboard GOSAT>
    Kuze, A., Suto, H., Nakajima, M., and Hamazaki, T.: Thermal and near infrared sensor for carbon observation Fourier-transform spectrometer on the Greenhouse Gases Observing Satellite for greenhouse gases monitoring, Appl. Opt., 48, 6716-6733, doi:10.1364/AO.48.006716, 2009.
  2. <Prelaunch cross calibration>
    Sakuma, F., Bruegge, C., Rider, D., Brown, D., Geier, S., Kawakami, S., and Kuze, A.: OCO/GOSAT Preflight Cross-Calibration Experiment, IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 48, doi:10.1109/TGRS.2009.2026050, 585-599, 2010.
  3. <Vicarious Calibration method>
    Kuze, A., O'Brien, D. M., Taylor, T. E., Day, J. O., O'Dell, C., Kataoka, F., Yoshida, M., Mitomi, Y., Bruegge, C., Pollock, H., Basilio, R., Helmlinger, M., Matsunaga, T., Kawakami, S., Shiomi, K., Urabe, T., and Suto, H.: Vicarious calibration of the GOSAT sensors using the Railroad Valley desert playa, IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 49, 1781-1795, doi:10.1109/TGRS.2010.2089527, 2011.
  4. <L1B processing and calibration>
    Kuze, A., Suto, H., Shiomi, K., Urabe, T., Nakajima, M., Yoshida, J., Kawashima, T., Yamamoto, Y., and Kataoka, F.: Level 1 algorithms for TANSO on GOSAT: processing and on-orbit calibration, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 5, 2959-3018, doi:10.5194/amt-5-2447-2012, 2012.
  5. <L1B algorithm, micro vibration correction>
    Suto, H., Yoshida, J., Desbiens, R., Kawashima, T., and Kuze, A.: Characterization and correction of spectral distortions induced by microvibrations onboard the GOSAT Fourier transform spectrometer, Appl. Opt., 52, 4969-4980, doi:10.1364/AO.52.004969, 2013.
  6. <TIR radiometric Calibration with airborne FTS>
    Kataoka, F., Knuteson, R. O., Kuze, A., Suto, H., Shiomi, K., Harada, M., Garms, E. M., Roman, J., Tobin, D. C., Taylor, J., Revercomb, H. E., Sekio, N., Higuchi, R., and Mitomi, Y.: TIR Spectral radiance calibration of the GOSAT satellite borne TANSO-FTS with the aircraft-based S-HIS and the ground based S-AERI at the Railroad Valley Desert playa, IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sensing, 52, 89- 105, doi:10.1109/TGRS.2012.2236561, 2014.
  7. <Long term vicarious calibration>
    Kuze, A., Taylor, T.E., Kataoka, F., Bruegge, C. J., Crisp, D., Harada, M., Helmlinger, M., Inoue, M., Kawakami, S., Kikuchi, N., Mitomi, Y., Murooka, J. Naito, M., O'Brien, D. M., O'Dell, C. W., Ohyama, H., Pollock, H., Schwandner, F. M., Shiomi, K., Suto, H., Takeda, T., Tanaka, T., Urabe, T., Yokota, T., and Yoshida, Y.: Long term vicarious calibration of GOSAT sensors; techniques for error reduction and new estimates of degradation factors, IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 52, 3991-4004, doi:10.1109/TGRS.2013.2278696, 2014.
  8. <Long term operation>
    Kuze, A., Suto, H., Shiomi, K., Kawakami, S., Tanaka, M., Ueda, Y., Deguchi, A., Yoshida, J., Yamamoto, Y., Kataoka, F., Taylor, T. E., and Buijs, H.: Update on GOSAT TANSO-FTS performance, operations, and data products after more than six years in space, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9, 2445-2461, doi:10.5194/amt-9-2445-2016, 2016.

Plant Fluorescence

  1. Guanter, L., Frankenberg, C., Dudhia, A., Lewis, P. E., Gomez-Dans, J., Kuze, A., Suto, H. and Grainger, R. G.: Retrieval and global assessment of terrestrial chlorophyll fluorescence from GOSAT space measurements, Remote Sens. Env., 121, 236-251, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2012.02.006, 2012.
  2. Frankenberg, C., Fisher, J. B., Worden, J., Badgley, G., Saatchi, S. S., Lee, J.-E., Toon, G. C., Butz, A., Jung, M., Kuze, A., and Yokota, T.: New global observations of the terrestrial carbon cycle from GOSAT: Patterns of plant fluorescence with gross primary productivity, Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L17706, doi:10.1029/2011GL048738, 2011.
  3. Joiner, J., Yoshida, Y., Vasilkov, A. P., Yoshida, Y., Corp, L. A., and Middleton, E. M.: First observations of global and seasonal terrestrial chlorophyll fluorescence from space, Biogeosci. 8, 637-651, doi:10.5194/bg-8-637-2011, 2011.

Observation Accuracy

  1. Butz, A., Guerlet, S., Hasekamp, O., Schepers, D., Galli, A., Aben, I., Frankenberg, C., Hartmann, J.-M., Tran, H., Kuze, A., Keppel-Aleks, G., Toon, G., Wunch, D., Wennberg, P., Deutscher, N., Griffith, D., Macatangay, R., Messerschmidt, J., Notholt, J., and Warneke, T.: Toward accurate CO2 and CH4 observations from GOSAT, Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L14812, doi:10.1029/2011GL047888, 2011.
  2. Yoshida, Y., Ota, Y., Eguchi, N., Kikuchi, N., Nobuta, K., Tran, H., Morino, I., and Yokota, T.: Retrieval algorithm for CO2 and CH4 column abundances from short-wavelength infrared spectral observations by the Greenhouse Gases Observing Satellite, Atmos. Meas. Tech. 4, 717-734, doi:10.5194/amt-4-717-2011, 2011.

Megacity, CH4 Emission

  1. Turner, A., Jacob, D., Benmergui, J., Wofsy, S., Maasakkers, J., Butz, A., Hasekamp, O., Biraud, S.: A large increase in U.S. methane emissions over the past decade inferred from satellite data and surface observations, Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, doi:10.1002/2016GL067987, 2016
  2. Turner, A., Jacob, D., Wecht, K., Maasakkers, J., Lundgren, E., Andrews, A., Biraud, S., Boesch, H., Bowman, K., Deutscher, N., Dubey, M., Griffith, D., Hase, F., Kuze, A., Notholt, J., Ohyama, H., Parker, R., Payne, V., Sussmann, R., Sweeney, C., Velazco, V., Warneke, T., Wennberg, P., Wunch, D.: Estimating global and North American methane emissions with high spatial resolution using GOSAT satellite data, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 7049-7069, doi:10.5194/acp-15-7049-2015, 2015
  3. Kort, E., Frankenberg, C., Costigan, K., Lindenmaier, R.,Dubey, M., and Wunch, D.: Four corners: the largest US methane anomaly viewed from space, Geophys. Res. Lett., 41, 6898-6903, doi:10.1002/2014GL061503, 2014.

Retrieval algorithm

  1. Hashimoto, M., and Nakajima, T. 2017: Development of a remote sensing algorithm to retrieve atmospheric aerosol properties using multi‐wavelength and multi‐pixel information. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres., doi: 10.1002/2016JD025698.
  2. Shi, C., T. Nakajima, M. Hashimoto.: Simultaneous retrieval of aerosol optical thickness and chlorophyll concentration from multi-wavelength measurement over East China Sea. J. Geophys. Res., doi: 10.1002/2016JD025790
  3. Kikuchi, N., Y. Yoshida, O. Uchino, I. Morino, and T. Yokota.: An advanced retrieval algorithm for greenhouse gases using polarization information measured by GOSAT TANSO-FTS SWIR I: Simulation study, J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1002/2015JD024720

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