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Carbonyl sulfide and sun-induced fluorescence as joint constraints on terrestrial carbon cycling

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address: INNRAIN 52
postcode: 6020

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 Coordinator Country Austria [AT]
 Total cost 166˙156 €
 EC max contribution 166˙156 € (100%)
 Programme 1. H2020-EU.1.3.2. (Nurturing excellence by means of cross-border and cross-sector mobility)
 Code Call H2020-MSCA-IF-2016
 Funding Scheme MSCA-IF-EF-ST
 Starting year 2018
 Duration (year-month-day) from 2018-01-01   to  2019-12-31


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# participants  country  role  EC contrib. [€] 
1    UNIVERSITAET INNSBRUCK AT (INNSBRUCK) coordinator 166˙156.00


 Project objective

The terrestrial biosphere annually absorbs around one quarter of the carbon dioxide emitted by human activities each year and thus beneficially decreases the rate of global warming. The sign and magnitude of the net land carbon dioxide flux is determined by the delicate balance between two key carbon cycle processes: gross primary productivity (photosynthetic carbon uptake by land plants) and ecosystem respiration (carbon dioxide production by all living things). The magnitude of both processes is however highly uncertain due to conceptual and methodological difficulties in disentangling the two from the (measurable) net carbon dioxide flux. This uncertainty undermines our ability to project the future of the terrestrial global carbon cycle, which in turn severely impedes the conception of realistic carbon emission reduction measures allowing constraining global warming below agreed targets. The overarching objective of the proposed project is to provide new constraints on gross primary productivity and ecosystem respiration using a dual-constraints approach. Gross primary productivity and ecosystem respiration will be estimated jointly by ecosystem-scale carbonyl sulfide eddy covariance and sun-induced fluorescence measurements at three contrasting European ecosystems. The resulting data will then be used in a unifying modelling framework allowing gross primary productivity and ecosystem respiration to be determined with much greater confidence based on the dual constraints by the experimental measurements.


year authors and title journal last update
List of publications.
2019 Karolina Sakowska, Alasdair MacArthur, Damiano Gianelle, Michele Dalponte, Giorgio Alberti, Beniamino Gioli, Franco Miglietta, Andrea Pitacco, Franco Meggio, Francesco Fava, Tommaso Julitta, Micol Rossini, Duccio Rocchini, Loris Vescovo
Assessing Across-Scale Optical Diversity and Productivity Relationships in Grasslands of the Italian Alps
published pages: 614, ISSN: 2072-4292, DOI: 10.3390/rs11060614
Remote Sensing 11/6 2020-01-21
2018 Radosław Juszczak, Bogna Uździcka, Marcin Stróżecki, Karolina Sakowska
Improving remote estimation of winter crops gross ecosystem production by inclusion of leaf area index in a spectral model
published pages: e5613, ISSN: 2167-8359, DOI: 10.7717/peerj.5613
PeerJ 6 2020-01-21
2019 Pacheco-Labrador, Hueni, Mihai, Sakowska, Julitta, Kuusk, Sporea, Alonso, Burkart, Cendrero-Mateo, Aasen, Goulas, Mac Arthur
Sun-Induced Chlorophyll Fluorescence I: Instrumental Considerations for Proximal Spectroradiometers
published pages: 960, ISSN: 2072-4292, DOI: 10.3390/rs11080960
Remote Sensing 11/8 2020-01-21

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