CEOS Development Environment

Publications & Key Documents

 

CEOS coordination activities result in a number of key strategy documents and publications, most of which are organized thematically below (though even some of thematic areas are relatively cross-cutting in nature). Click the cover page images to access the documents. 

Atmosphere

 

 

Land sector emissions: CEOS AFOLU White Paper
2020

 

Land Sector Emissions: CEOS AFOLU Discussion Paper 2020

Greenhouse Gas Roadmap 2020
Geostationary Air Quality Constellations Validation Strategy 2019

 
 

Greenhouse Gas White Paper 2018

Geostationary Air Quality Constellation 2011

 

 

Carbon

 

 

 

 

CEOS Strategy for Carbon Observations from Space
2014
     

 

Climate

 

 

 

 

Essential Climate Variable Inventory Analyses
2018
Space Agency Response to GCOS IP
2018
   

 

Cross-Cutting

 

 

 

Sustainable Development Goals Data Supply Analysis and Strategy
2020

     

 

Disasters

 

 

CEOS Working Group on Disasters Strategy Paper Promoting Space Data for Disaster Risk Management White Paper: Satellite Mapping in Response to the 2016 7.8 Magnitude Earthquake in Muisne, Ecuador 2019    

 

Land

CEOS Working Group on Calibration and Validation Land Product Validation Subgroup Soil Moisture Product Good Practices Protocol

Aboveground Woody Biomass Product Validation Good Practices Protocol 2021

Agriculture: CEOS Response to GEOGLAM Requirements
2019

A Layman’s Interpretation Guide to L-band and C-band Synthetic Aperture Radar Data 2018

 

 

 

Forests: Space Data Strategy for GFOI 2011

 

 

 

 

Ocean

 

International Ocean Vector Winds Science Team-led Document on Applications
20xx

International Ocean-Colour Coordinating Group-led Document on Aquatic Carbon Strategy
2022
Updated Vision for Ocean Surface Topography
2022
Next-Generation Sea Surface Temperature Constellation
2020

     
 

15 Year Vision for Ocean Surface Topography
2009

     

 

Water

 

Precipitation Passive Microwave Requirements
20xx

Feasibility Study for an Aquatic Ecosystem Earth Observing System
2018
CEOS Strategy for Water Observations from Space
2015