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18th WMO/IAEA Meeting on Carbon Dioxide, Other Greenhouse Gases, and Related Measurement Techniques (GGMT-2015)

Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, USA
September 13-17, 2015
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Participants of the GGMT-2015 meeting

AGENDA with presentations

Monday, September 14, 2015

8:00   Registration
9:00  

Opening Remarks

Updates from WMO (O. Tarasova)

9:40 TI KEYNOTE:

Airborne measurements of oxygen concentration from the surface to the lower stratosphere,*Britt Stephens

10:10  

Photo and Coffee Break

Urban Networks and Megacities – Chair: Britt Stephens
10:40 T2 Assessing CO₂ emissions from Paris megacity: first lessons from our atmospheric CO₂ network, co-emitted species and carbon isotopes; observation strategy for future urban CO₂ networks, *Irène Xueref-Remy
11:00 T3 Indianapolis flux (INFLUX) in-situ network: quantification of urban atmospheric boundary layer greenhouse gas dry mole fraction enhancements, *Natasha Miles
11:10 T4 Early results from the Los Angeles megacity carbon project: exploring spatial and temporal variability in urban greenhouse gas observations, *Kristal Verhulst
11:20 T5 Observations of atmospheric CO2, CO and CO2 isotopes across an experimental tower network in California, *Heather Graven
11:30 T6 History of WMO CO2 X2007 scale: long-term reproducibility, *Pieter Tans

GHG Standards & Comparison Activities–Chair: Britt Stephens

11:50 T7 Results from the latest Round-Robbin comparison, *Lingxi Zhou
12:00  

Lunch Break

GHG Standards & Comparison Activities, continued – Chair: Gordon Brailsford
13:20 T8

Comparison of CO₂ in air standards for background and urban GHG measurements, *Joële Viallon

13:40 T9 Update and expansion of the WMO X2004 methane mole fraction scale, *Ed Dlugokencky
14:00 T10 WMO/GAW greenhouse gas calibration scales: definitions, uncertainties, and future directions, *Brad Hall
14:20 T11

Reference standards for carbon dioxide and other high impact greenhouse gases, *Paul Brewer

14:40  

Recommendations 1, 2: Calibration of GAW & CO₂ Calibration
Discussion leader: Brad Hall

15:10  

Break

15:30  

Poster Session A

16:30  

Recommendations 6, 7, 8: Calibration of CH4, N2O, SF6
Discussion leader: Andrew Crotwell

17:00  

Adjourn

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

GHG Standards & Comparison Activities, continued – Chair: Brad Hall

8:30 T12

Update on the WMO H₂X2009 scale, *Armin Jordan

8:50 T13 Tracking drift in WMO primary CO standards, *Andrew Crotwell
9:10 T14

A new scale for measurements of atmospheric carbon monoxide, *Paul Novelli

Isotope Measurements – Chair: Brad Hall
9:30 T15 KEYNOTE:

Stable isotopes of atmospheric gases measured by the NOAA-CU INSTAAR Cooperative Program, *James White

10:00  

Coffee Break

Isotope Measurements, continued – Chair: Heather Graven
10:20 T16

Jena ISO-CCL and the JRAS−06 scale for atmospheric CO₂, *Willi Brand

10:35 T17 IAEA stable isotope reference materials: addressing the needs of the atmospheric monitoring, *Sergey Assonov
10:50 T18 Compatibility of low level counting (LLC) and accelerator mass spectrometry (AMS) techniques for atmospheric radiocarbon measurements: a status report of the buildup of the ICOS Central Radiocarbon Laboratory (CRL), *Samuel Hammer
11:10 T19 A proposal for a suite of isotope reference gases for CH₄ in synthetic air, *Peter Sperlich
11:30   Recommendations 3, 4: Stable isotopes and radiocarbon
Discussion Leader: Willi Brand
12:00  

Lunch Break (including vendor presentations)

GHG Standards & Comparison Activities, continued – Chair: Armin Jordan
13:20 T20

Traceability of measurements within the Global Atmosphere Watch programme: results from the World Calibration Centre WCC-EMPA, *Christoph Zellweger

13:40 T21 An update of comparisons of non-CO₂ trace gas measurements between AGAGE and NOAA at common sites, *Paul Krummel
13:50 T22

Compatibility of atmospheric greenhouse gas measurements in Europe as assessed by the‘Cucumbers’ Intercomparison Programme, *Andrew Manning

Measurement Techniques & Calibration – Chair: Tim Lueker
14:00 T23

Regular airborne GHG observations within IAGOS: QA/QC approach, *Christoph Gerbig

14:20 T24 PERSEUS: a sample pre-concentration and GC/MS detector system for analysis of flask air samples for atmospheric trace halocarbons, hydrocarbons and sulfur-containing compounds,
*Benjamin Miller
14:40   Excursion to Torrey Pines Park or Downtown La Jolla
17:30   Break
18:30   Banquet at Birch Aquarium
22:30  

Adjourn

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Ocean Measurements – Chair: Ralph Keeling
8:30 T25

An overview of the Scripps program to produce and distribute reference materials for oceanic CO₂ measurements, *Andrew Dickson

8:50 T26 Recommendations for ocean and atmospheric measurements of CO₂ on ships of opportunity, *Colm Sweeney
Site and Network Updates – Chair: Ralph Keeling
9:10 T27

UK DECC & GAUGE tall tower networks and integration with other greenhouse gas data streams, *Ann Stavert

9:30   Speed talks
9:50  

Coffee Break

Site and Network Updates – Chair: Martina Schmidt
10:20  

Speed talks

10:40  

Poster Session B

11:40  

Recommendations 13, Cooperative WMO/GAW network

12:10   Lunch Break (including vendor presentations)
Measurement Techniques & Calibration, continued – Chair : Andrew Manning
13:30 T28 Trends of methane emissions in southern Germany derived from 24 years of atmospheric methane and radon measurements at Schauinsland station, *Martina Schmidt
13:50 T29 High-precision in situ atmospheric measurements of COS, CO₂, CO and H₂O at the Lutjewad tower in the Netherlands, *Huilin Chen
14:10 T30 A system for continuous measurements of atmospheric O₂/N₂ and Ar/N₂ ratio, stable isotopic ratios of N₂, O₂ and Ar and its application in preparing gravimetric standards for atmospheric O₂/N₂ ratio, *Shigeyuki Ishidoya
14:30 T31 Interferometric and mass spectrometric measurements of O₂/N₂ ratio at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, *Ralph Keeling
14:50   Break
15:10   Side sessions and lab tours
16:40   Recommendations 9, 10: CO and H₂ calibration
Discussion Leader: Armin Jordan
17:10   Additional lab tours
18:10  

Adjourn

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Emergent Techniques – Chair: Pieter Tans
8:30 T32

Regional and global atmospheric CO₂ measurements using 1.57 micron IM-CW Lidar, *Bing Lin

8:50 T33 In situ methane in the third dimension – using drones to 3000m in Ascension Island, to sample tropical air, *Rick Thomas
9:10 T34 Long open path Fourier Transform spectroscopy measurements of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, *David Griffith
9:30 T35 KEYNOTE:

An update on recent results from OCO-2 and the TCCON network, *Paul Wennberg

10:00  

Coffee Break

Emergent Techniques, continued – Chair: James Butler
10:30 T36

Trace gas measurements by GC-PDD, *Blagoj Mitrevski

Integration of Observations, Data Products and Policy – Chair: James Butler
10:50 T37

Complementary ObsPack data products: a new way to think about cooperative data products, *Ken Masarie

11:10 T38 Proposed new interface for metadata input at the WDCGG website, *Mayu Yamamoto
11:30 T39 Informing policy with observations and modeling – an opportunity, *James Butler
11:50   Lunch Break (including vendors presentations)
13:10  

Recommendations 12. Data management and archiving
Discussion Leaders: Ken Masarie, Hiroshi Koide

Isotope Measurements, continued – Chair: Willi Brand
13:40 T40 A 21st century shift from fossil-fuel to biogenic methane emissions indicated by 13CH₄, *Sara Mikaloff Fletcher
14:00 T41 60 years of southern hemisphere 14CO₂ observed at Wellington, New Zealand, *Jocelyn Turnbull
14:20 T42 Measurements of the stable isotopes 13C and 18O in atmospheric CO at IMAU, Utrecht university (NL), *Maria Elena Popa
14:40   Break
15:10   Expert group recommendations
17:00  

Final Adjournment

 

Poster session A

A1 GAS ADSORPTION AND DESORPTION EFFECTS ON CYLINDERS AND THEIR IMPORTANCE FOR LONG‐TERM GAS RECORDS, *M. Leuenbeger


A2 LONG‐TERM CO AND OZONE MEASUREMENTS ON A GLOBAL SCALE FROM IAGOS IN‐SERVICE AIRCRAFT, *R. Blot


A3 ESTIMATION IN CO₂ FLUX IN FOREST OF REGIONAL SCALE BY OBSERVATION OF ATMOSPHERIC CO₂ CONCENTRATION BY TOP‐DOWN METHODS, *S. Nomura


A5 INFERRING 222RADON SOIL FLUX FROM AMBIENT 222RADON ACTIVITY AND EDDY COVARIANCE MEASUREMENTS, *S. van der Laan


A6 ICOS ATC METROLOGY LAB: METROLOGICAL PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT OF GHG ANALYZERS *O. Laurent


A7 NETWORK OF CARBON DIOXIDE MEASUREMENTS IN THE SOUTHEAST UNITED STATES – RESULTS FROM THE GULF COAST INTENSIVE, *S. Richardson


A8 EVALUATION AND QUALITY ASSESSMENT OF 8 YEARS (2006‐2013) OF N2O AND SF6
OBSERVATIONS AT LUTJEWAD MONITORING STATION, THE NETHERLANDS, *B. Scheeren


A9 ISOTOPE RATIO INFRARED SPECTROMETER TO CONTINUOUSLY MONITOR CARBON AND
OXYGEN ISOTOPOLOGUES OF CO₂, *H. Jost


A10 CHARACTERIZATION OF CONTINUOUS OCS, CO, AND CO2 MEASUREMENTS AT A TOWER SITE IN LIVERMORE, CA USA, *B. La Franchi


A11 AMAZON BASIN: AN IMPORTANT SOURCE OF METHANE?, *L. Basso


A12 STUDY OF SF6 CONCENTRATIONS IN AMAZON BASIN AND BRAZILIAN COAST, *L. Gatti


A13 FOUR YEARS CARBON MONOXIDE VERTICAL PROFILES STUDY AT THE AMAZON BASIN
*L. Domingues


A14 CO MEASUREMENT ISSUES ENCOUNTERED BY MPI‐BGC GASLAB, *A. Jordan


A15 A STUDY OF EXTERNAL FACTORS PROMOTING VARIABILITY IN μECD RESPONSE, *L. Gatti


A16 A SENSITIVITY STUDY ON THE ESTIMATION OF CONTINUOUS ANTHROPOGENIC CO₂ USING CO₂, CO, δ 13C‐CO₂, O₂/N₂ AND Δ14C‐CO₂, *S. Varda


A17 AIRCORE OBSERVATIONS OF CO₂/CH4/CO OVER THE SODANKYLÄ TCCON SITE, *H. Chen

A18 COMPARISON OF CARBON DIOXIDE MIXING RATIOS FROM IN‐SITU MEASUREMENTS BY NDIR AND CRDS ANALYZERS AND BOTTLE SAMPLING MEASUREMENTS AT HATERUMA ISLAND *K. Katsumata


A19 NOAA/GMD STANDARDS PREPARATION AND CO₂ CALIBRATION TRANSFER, *D. Kitzis


A20 "RESULTS OF FLASK AIR SAMPLING INTERCOMPARISON PROGRAMS AT THE ALERT, NUNAVUT GHG COMPARISON SITE", *Ernst


A21 A EUROPEAN‐WIDE INTERCOMPARISON OF ATMOSPHERIC 222RADON AND 222RADON
ROGENY MEASUREMENTS, *I. Levin

A22 COMPARISONS OF CO₂ AND OTHER GREENHOUSE GASES SAMPLED BY THREE DIFFERENT METHODS IN THE CONTRAIL PROJECT, *Y. Sawa


A23 INTER‐COMPARISON EXPERIMENTS OF STANDARD GASES FOR JMA/WCC ACTIVITY
*T. Kawasaki

A24 RECENT ACTIVITIES OF WMO GAW WORLD CALIBRATION CENTRE‐SF6, *H. Lee


A25 ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF C2H6 ON ATMOSPHERIC δ13CH₄ MEASUREMENTS AT INDUSTRIAL SITES WHEN USING A CAVITY RING DOWN SPECTROMETER, *S. Assan


A26 FOSSIL FUEL AND BIOGENIC PARTITIONING IN CO₂ EMISSIONS FROM EAST ASIA DETERMINED BY HIGH‐FREQUENCY RADIOCARBON MEASUREMENTS AT HATERUMA ISLAND, *Y. Terao


A27 TESTING THE DELTA RAY INSTRUMENT TO MEASURE ISOTOPE RATIOS OF CARBON DIOXIDE IN AIR UNDER LABORATORY CONDITIONS AND AT BARING HEAD, NEW ZEALAND, *Sperlich


A28 CHARACTERIZATION OF THE RESPONSE OF CAVITY RING‐DOWN SPECTROMETER METHANE STABLE ISOTOPIC RATIOS TO CHANGES IN METHANE CONCENTRATION, *D. Martins


A29 INSTALLATION AND CURRENT STATUS OF CAMS SYSTEM AT NIES, *Y. Osonoi


A30 STABLE ISOTOPE MEASUREMENTS ON AIR SAMPLES FOR THE ICOS NETWORK, *M. Eritt


A31 RADIO‐METHANE PROCESSING AND MEASUREMENT AT CU‐INSTAAR, *S. Lehman


A32 RISING GLOBAL METHANE – USING δ14C IN CH₄ TO DECIPHER THE CAUSES, *E. Nisbet


A33 ONLINE MEASUREMENTS OF GREENHOUSE GASES AND CARBON ISOTOPES IN A CO₂
EXTRACTION SYSTEM USING A CAVITY RING‐DOWN SPECTROMETER, F. Vogel

 

Poster session B

B1 AN ASSESSMENT OF AIR POLLUTION LEVELS IN ATHI RIVER TOWNSHIP AND OLKARIA
ECOSYSTEMS, KENYA, *Z. Shilenje


B2 GGMT‐2015 IZAÑA STATION UPDATE: INSTRUMENTAL AND PROCESSING SOFTWARE
DEVELOPMENTS, SCALE UPDATES, AIRCRAFT CAMPAIGN, AND PLUMBING DESIGN FOR CRDS
*A. Gomez‐Pelaez


B3 GREENHOUSE GASES MONITORING AT CHACALTAYA GAW STATION, BOLIVIA, *M. Ramonet


B4 THE DETERMINATION OF REGIONAL CO2 MOLE FRACTIONS AT THREE WMO/GAW REGIONAL STATIONS IN CHINA, *S. Fang


B5 "GREENHOUSE GAS OBSERVATION NETWORK OF JAPAN METEOROLOGICAL AGENCY IN THE WESTERN NORTH PACIFIC", *K. Dehara


B6 MOBILE LABORATORY AS A PART OF INTERNAL QUALITY CONTROL OF ICOS ATMOSPHERIC STATION NETWORK, *K. Saarnio


B7 QUANTIFYING THE NET EXCHANGE ECOSYSTEM FOR DIFFERENT LAND USE IN PAMPA BIOME IN SOUTHERN BRAZIL, *D. Roberti


B8 NEW CRDS OBSERVATIONS (CO, CH₄, CO₂) AT THREE PERMANENT OBSERVATORIES IN THE SOUTH OF ITALY IN THE FRAMEWORK OF THE I‐AMICA PROJECT, *R. Duchi


B9 NATIONAL GREENHOUSE GASES MONITORING NETWORKS IN INDIA, *SD. Attri


B10 IMPLEMENTATION OF LONG‐TERM GREENHOUSE GAS OBSERVATION CAPACITIES IN CHILE AND VIETNAM, *M. Steinbacher


B11 THREE YEARS OF CONTINUOUS VERTICALLY RESOLVED CO₂/CH₄/CO MEASUREMENTS AT THE AMAZON TALL TOWER OBSERVATORY SITE (ATTO, BRAZIL), *J. Lavric


B12 OBSERVATION NETWORK FOR GREENHOUSE GASES AND RELATED SPECIES IN THE NEW
ZEALAND REGION, *G. Brailsford


B13 ICOS ATMSOPHERE THEMATIC CENTER, *L. Hazan


B14 INITIAL OPERATION OF THE FLASK AND CALIBRATION LABORATORY FOR ICOS (INTEGRATED CARBON OBSERVATION SYSTEM), *D. Rzesanke


B15 "MONITORING OF ATMOSPHERIC CARBON DIOXIDE AND OTHER GHG’S IN INDIA: IMPLICATIONS FOR CONSTRAINING INDIAN EMISSIONS", *Y. Tiwari


B16 CONTINUOUS MEASUREMENTS OF CO₂ AND CH₄ DURING 2011‐2014 AT PONDICHERRY, INDIA *I. Nuggehalli


B17 LONG‐TERM MEASUREMENTS OF ATMOSPHERIC TRACE GASES (CO₂, CH₄, N₂O, SF6, CO, H₂), O₂, AND δ13CH₄ ISOTOPES AT WEYBOURNE ATMOSPHERIC OBSERVATORY, UK: PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE, *G. Forster


B18 AMAZON AND COAST BRAZILIAN GREENHOUSE GAS MEASUREMENT PROGRAM AND THE
EFFORTS IN CONSTRUCT THE GHG NETWORK, *L. Gatti


B19 "THE CARBON RELATED ATMOSPHERIC MEASUREMENT (CRAM) LABORATORY: A UNITED
KINGDOM NATIONAL REPORT", *A. Manning


B20 EIGHT YEARS OF IN SITU MEASUREMENTS OF CH₄, N₂O AND CO MADE WITH A PROTOTYPE FOURIER TRANSFORM TRACE GAS ANALYSER AT LAUDER, NEW ZEALAND, *G. Brailsford


B21 GROUND AND AIRBORNE BASED OBSERVATIONS OF GREENHOUSE GASES MIXING RATIOS AT US‐DOE ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION MEASUREMENT FACILITIES, *S. Biraud


B22 THE FRENCH METROPOLITAN GREENHOUSE GASES MONITORING NETWORK: SNO‐ICOS FRANCE, *M. Delmotte


B23 DEVELOPMENTS IN THE CSIRO AUSTRALIAN GREENHOUSE GAS OBSERVATION NETWORK *M. van der Schoot


B24 5 YEARS OF BRAZILIAN GREENHOUSE GASES BACKGROUND CONCENTRATIONS, *VF Borges


B25 IMPROVEMENTS OF THE SPECTRONUS FTIR INSTRUMENT FOR APPLICATION IN STATIC MODE AT TALL TOWERS, *A. Vermeulen


B26 IMPROVEMENTS TO PICARRO’S G2401 AND G2301 – ICOS COMPLIANT REPRODUCIBILITY, AND IMPROVED DRIFT SPECIFICATIONS IN RESPONSE TO RESULTS FROM ICOS INSTRUMENT COMPARISON, *G. Leggett


B27 JAPAN METEOROLOGICAL AGENCY’S SHIP‐BASED OBSERVATION FOR THE PARTIAL PRESSURE OF CARBON DIOXIDE IN THE WESTERN NORTH PACIFIC, *H. Ono


B28 THE IN‐SITU MEASUREMENT OF GREENHOUSE GASES (CO₂, CH₄, N₂O & CO) DISSOLVED IN INLAND WATERS AND THEIR WATER‐ATMOSPHERE EXCHANGE, *D. Griffith


B29 CONTINUOUS MEASUREMENTS OF XCO₂ AND XCH₄ IN THE SEAWATER AND OVERLYING AIR IN THE WESTERN ARCTIC OCEAN, *D. Sasano


B30 "IMPROVEMENTS IN SHORT‐TERM ATMOSPHERIC OXYGEN MEASUREMENT PRECISION BY FASTER SAMPLE‐REFERENCE SWITCHING", *P. Pickers


B31 PRELIMINARY RESULTS ON O₂/N₂ SCALE COMPARISON BETWEEN SIO AND NIES BASED ON FLASK SAMPLING AT LA JOLLA, *Y. Tohjima


B32 OBSERVATIONS OF AN INTERHEMISPHERIC GRADIENT, AND STRATOSPHERIC DEPLETION IN THE ATMOSPHERIC AR/N₂ RATIO DURING THE HIPPO GLOBAL CAMPAIGN, *J. Bent


B33 PROGRESS IN DATA MANAGEMENT AND INFORMATION PROVISION OF WDCGG, *H. Koide


B34 ESTIMATING CO₂ SINKS AND SOURCES IN NEW ZEALAND FROM ATMOSPHERIC MEASUREMENTS AND LAGRANGIAN MODELLING, *S. Mikaloff Fletcher


B35 REVISIT THE GLOBAL AVERAGE OF GHGS ABUNDANCES BY THE WDCGG METHOD, *H. Tatsumi


B36 THE TRICKS OF THE CLIMATE POLITICIANS, *J. Butler

B37 PROCESSING OF CO₂, CH₄ AND CO MOLE FRACTIONS AT THE ICOS ATMOSPHERIC THEMATIC CENTER, *L. Haza

 

 
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