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New Methods to Measure Photosynthesis from Space


A. Porcar-Castell, E. Tyystjärvi,
J. Atherton,
C. van der Tol,
J. Flexas,
E. E. Pfündel,
J. Moreno, et al.
"Linking chlorophyll a fluorescence to photosynthesis for remote sensing applications: mechanisms and challenges", Journal of Experimental Botany doi:10.1093/jxb/eru191.
May 27, 2014.
C. Frankenberg,
C. O'Dell, J. Berry, L. Guanter,
J. Joiner, P. Kohler, R. Pollock,
T. E. Taylor
"Prospects for chlorophyll fluorescence remote sensing from the Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2", Remote Sensing of Environment, Vol. 147, Pages 1-12. May 5, 2014.
L. Guanter,
Y. Zhang, M. Jung,
J. Joiner, M. Voigt,
J. Berry, et al.
"Global and time-resolved monitoring of crop photosynthesis with chlorophyll fluorescence", PNAS, Vol. 111, No. 14. April 8, 2014. (pdf)
J.-E. Lee,
C. Frankenberg,
C. van der Tol,
J. A. Berry,
L. Guanter,
K. Boyce,
J. Fisher, et al.
"Forest productivity and water stress in Amazonia: observations from GOSAT chlorophyll fluorescence", Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 2013 280, 20130171.
May 1, 2013. (pdf)
L. Guanter,
M. Rossini,
R. Colombo,
M. Meroni,
C. Frankenberg,
J.-E. Lee, J. Joiner
"Using field spectroscopy to assess the potential of statistical approaches for the
retrieval of sun-induced chlorophyll fluorescence from ground and space", Remote Sensing of Environment Volume 133,
Pages 52–61.
June 15, 2013. (pdf)
N. C. Parazoo,
K. Bowman,
C. Frankenberg,
J.-E. Lee,
J. B. Fisher,
J. Worden, et al.
"Interpreting seasonal changes in the carbon balance of southern Amazonia using measurements of XCO2 and chlorophyll fluorescence from GOSAT", Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 40, 2829-2833, doi:10.1002/grl.50452. June 6, 2013. (pdf)
J. Joiner,
L. Guanter,
R. Lindstrot,
M. Voigt,
A. P. Vasilkov,
E. M. Middleton,
K. Huemmrich,
Y. Yoshida,
C. Frankenberg
"Global monitoring of terrestrial chlorophyll fluorescence from moderate spectral resolution near-infrared satellite measurements: methodology, simulations, and application to GOME-2", Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, Discussions, 6, 3883-3930.

2013. (pdf)
C. Frankenberg,
C. O'Dell,
L. Guanter,
J. McDuffie
"Remote sensing of near-infrared chlorophyll fluorescence from space in scattering atmospheres: implications for its retrieval and
interferences with atmospheric CO2 retrievals", Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 5, 2081-2094. doi:10.5194/amt-5-2081-2012. March 29, 2012. (pdf)


K. Grossmann et al. "PhotoSpec - Ground-based Remote Sensing of Solar-Induced Chlorophyll Fluorescence", poster presented at the 2015 AGU meeting. (poster)

J. A. Berry et al.

"New Methods to Measure Photosynthesis from Space", poster presented 01 May 2013 at the 2013 NASA Terrestrial Ecology Science Team Meeting Scripps Seaside Forum, La Jolla, CA. (poster)


For questions contact: Paul Wennberg, Christian Frankenberg,
Joseph Berry or Michele Judd


Image credit:
Pat Rawlings/ Keck Institute for Space Studies.