Managed by PML.
Collaborating with AMT.
Funded by ESA
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RRS James Clark Ross Bow and expanse of Ocean

The AMT4OceanSatFlux project is utilising an eddy covariance technique on board Atlantic Meridional Transect (AMT) cruises to measure gas exchange. These measurements are being used to validate a range of satellite products in order to gain regional and global estimates of the flux of CO2 between the atmosphere and the Atlantic Ocean.

This programme builds upon the work of the AMT4SentinelFRM programme which made fiducial reference measurements at sea to calibrate and ensure the quality of data from the Sentinel satellites. This enables us to use the data from the satellites with greater confidence. With it we can address large scale issues and scientific questions on the effects of climate change in the global ocean, focusing on those that have a direct bearing on societal issues that humankind will face in the coming decades.

 

News Highlights

Ophelie Meuriot standing in front of the RRS discovery in port

Research in the Atlantic Ocean: Six weeks onboard the Discovery

15 March 2020

Ophelie Meuriot, a Research Postgraduate on the Science and Solutions for a Changing Planet Doctoral Training Partnership studying...
Whale leaping out of the water

Entering the South Atlantic Tropical Convergence Zone

03 December 2019

An abrupt awakening!! Cloudy skies, rain and then back into a storm. We had officially navigated out of the tropics and into the Southern Ocean...