Book Volume 203 2008

The Continental-Scale Greenhouse Gas Balance of Europe

ISBN: 978-0-387-76568-6 (Print) 978-0-387-76570-9 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-4

    Introduction: Observing the Continental-Scale Greenhouse Gas Balance

  3. Chapter

    Pages 5-32

    Observing a Vulnerable Carbon Cycle

  4. Chapter

    Pages 33-52

    Assimilation and Network Design

  5. Chapter

    Pages 53-72

    Quantifying Fossil Fuel CO2 over Europe

  6. Chapter

    Pages 73-90

    Temporal and Spatial Distribution of Carbon Emissions

  7. Chapter

    Pages 91-111

    Issues in Establishing In Situ Atmospheric Greenhouse Gas Monitoring Networks in Europe and in Regions of Interest to Europe

  8. Chapter

    Pages 113-133

    Estimating Sources and Sinks of Methane: An Atmospheric View

  9. Chapter

    Pages 135-151

    Designing an Observation Strategy for N2O

  10. Chapter

    Pages 153-189

    Monitoring Carbon Stock Changes in European Soils: Process Understanding and Sampling Strategies

  11. Chapter

    Pages 191-214

    Monitoring Carbon Stock Changes in European Forests Using Forest Inventory Data

  12. Chapter

    Pages 215-242

    Flux Tower Sites, State of the Art, and Network Design

  13. Chapter

    Pages 243-261

    Observations and Status of Peatland Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Europe

  14. Chapter

    Pages 263-283

    Towards a Full Accounting of the Greenhouse Gas Balance of European Grasslands

  15. Chapter

    Pages 285-307

    Regional Measurements and Modelling of Carbon Exchange

  16. Chapter

    Pages 309-339

    Using Satellite Observations in Regional Scale Calculations of Carbon Exchange

  17. Chapter

    Pages 341-360

    The Lateral Carbon Pump, and the European Carbon Balance

  18. Chapter

    Pages 361-375

    Multiple Constraint Estimates of the European Carbon Balance

  19. Chapter

    Pages 377-386

    A Roadmap for a Continental-Scale Greenhouse Gas Observing System in Europe

  20. Back Matter

    Pages 387-390