Articles | Volume 11, issue 3
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 1757–1776, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-11-1757-2018
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 1757–1776, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-11-1757-2018

Research article 28 Mar 2018

Research article | 28 Mar 2018

The NASA Carbon Airborne Flux Experiment (CARAFE): instrumentation and methodology

Glenn M. Wolfe et al.

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We describe a new NASA airborne system for directly observing the surface–atmosphere exchange of greenhouse gases and energy over regional scales. Such measurements are needed benchmark model and satellite products and can improve process-level understanding of greenhouse gas sources and sinks over forest, croplands, wetlands, urban areas, and other ecosystems.