Carbon monitoring of the Baltic Sea using remote sensing

Type: Swedish Space Board, EO project

By combining methods developed in a previous SNSB project , introducing new in-situ data from the EUproject (Integral, Integrated carboN and TracE Gas monitoRing for the bALtic sea), using products from new new EO sensors (e.g. Sentinels) and a new open-source software toolbox for air-sea exchange calculations (FluxEngine developed in a ESA-SOLAS program), we will develop Baltic Sea specific remote sensing based methods and products for surface water pCO2 and CO2 exchange between water and atmosphere. Coastal retrievals will be possible and of a high enough quality to be used for estimating the net carbon emission-uptake for the Baltic Sea basin to support Baltic Sea ICOS contributions, policy and Baltic Sea research.