Open Satellite Data for Global Greenhouse Gas Monitoring


  • O. Kavats
  • D. Khramov
  • K. Sergieieva
  • V. Vasyliev



greenhouse gas, CO2, CH4, N2O, concentration, satellite monitoring, TROPOMI, GOSAT, OCO-2.


Open satellite concentration data for the main greenhouse gases (CO2, CH4, N2O) are considered in terms of their possible use for local, regional, and global monitoring. The main data characteristics are provided. The satellite products most suitable for global monitoring of greenhouse gas concentrations are specified. The disadvantages of existing satellite data are analyzed.


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