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https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-15-6605-2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-15-6605-2022
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17 Nov 2022
Research article |  | 17 Nov 2022

Comparison of OCO-2 target observations to MUCCnet – is it possible to capture urban XCO2 gradients from space?

Maximilian Rißmann, Jia Chen, Gregory Osterman, Xinxu Zhao, Florian Dietrich, Moritz Makowski, Frank Hase, and Matthäus Kiel

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The Orbiting Carbon Observatory 2 (OCO-2) measures atmospheric concentrations of the most potent greenhouse gas, CO2, globally. By comparing its measurements to a ground-based monitoring network in Munich (MUCCnet), we find that the satellite is able to reliably detect urban CO2 concentrations. Furthermore, spatial CO2 differences captured by OCO-2 and MUCCnet are strongly correlated, which indicates that OCO-2 could be helpful in determining urban CO2 emissions from space.