5th International Workshop on CO2/CH4 DIAL remote sensing

Date: March 6-8, 2012
Place: W601 RIAM, Chikushi Campus, Kyushu University
Contact: Hajime Okamoto
Agenda(Final)/pdf file


(March 6 / Day 1)    (March 7 / Day 2)    (March 8 / Day 3)

March 6, 2012 - Day 1
9:20-9:25 Welcome note
1. Workshop objectives
9:25-9:30 Pierre H. Flamant (IPSL, France), Robert T. Menzies (NASA JPL, US)
2. Spaceborne mission program in Japan and GOSAT project
9:30-10:00 JAXA's future Earth Observation Mission
  Masakatsu Nakajima (JAXA, Japan)
10:00-10:30 Benefit of GOSAT observations to regional CO2 flux estimation
  Hiroshi Takagi (NIES, Japan)
10:30-11:00 COFEE BREAK
3. Earth observation missions
11:00-11:30 MERLIN mission: Satellite aspect and issues
  Pierre Flamant et. al, (IPSL, France)
11:30-12:00 New results from MERLIN performance analysis
  Gerhard Ehret et. al, (DLR, Germany)
12:00-12:30 CHARM-F, the airborne pulsed direct detection IPDA for CO2 and CH4 measurement: current developments and future plans
  Andreas Fix et. al, (DLR, Germany)
12:30-13:30 LUNCH
13:30-14:00 Summary of progress with the ASCENDS OSSE
  David Crisp (NASA JPL, US)
14:00-14:30 ISS-JEM lidar observation of vegetation experiment
  Kazuhiro Asai et. al, (TIT, Japan)
14:30-15:00 GRAIL: Green and Blue Carbon Budget Investigation by Lidar on ISS
  Pierre H. Flamant (IPSL, France)
15:00-15:30 COFEE BREAK
4. Airborne measurement 1
15:30-16:00 JPL airborne Laser Absorption Spectrometer 2011 flight campaign highlights and data products
  Robert T. Menzies (NASA JPL, US)
16:00-16:30 Advancements in Airborne IM-CW Lidar Measurements of CO2 in 1.57-um Region
  Edward V. Browell et al. (NASA LaRC, US; presented by Wallace Harrison)
5. Ground-based CO2, CH4, and other gas measurements 1
16:30-17:00 Recent results of ground-based experimental CO2 measurements in 2011
  Shoken Ishii et al. (NICT, Japan)
17:00-19:00 Get Together at "Tea room Sonne"
March 7, 2012 - Day 2
6. Ground-based CO2, CH4, and other gas measurements 2
9:00-9:30 Profiling tropospheric water vapor using the CO2 DIAL system developed in NICT: A sensitivity study
  Philippe Baron et. al, (NICT, Japan)
9:30-10:00 Direct detection 1.6μm CO2 DIAL for measurements of concentration profiles in the troposphere
  Yasukuni Shibata et. al, (TMU, Japan)
10:00-10:30 Recent progress towards the development of 2-micron pulsed direct detection lidar for integrated path differential absorption measurement of CO2
  U. N. Singh et. al, (NASA LaRC, US)
10:30-11:00 COFEE BREAK
11:30-12:00 COWI/g: CO2 and Wind ground-based Lidar, preliminary results
  Fabien Gibert et. al, (IPSL, France; Presented by Pierre H. Flamant)
7. Airborne measurement 2
12:00-12:30 CO2 mixing ratio retrievals: measurement bias considerations and implications for payload and ancillary data requirements
  Robert T. Menzies (NASA JPL, US)
12:30-13:30 LUNCH
13:30-14:00 Analysis of FM-CW 1.57um-LAS system for separation of cloud/ground signals
  Disuke Sakaizawa et. al, (JAXA, Japan)
14:00-14:30 Analysis of Pulsed Lidar Measurements of Atmospheric CO2 Column Absorption during the ASCENDS 2009-2011 Airborne Campaigns
  James Abshire et al. (NASA GSFC, US; Presented by Robert T. Menzies)
14:30-15:00 Airborne Lidar Measurements of Atmospheric Pressure using the Oxygen-A Band
  Haris Riris et al. (NASA GSFC, US; Presented by Wallace Harrison)
15:00-15:30 COFEE BREAK
8. Technology
15:30-16:00 2-micron laser developments for CO2 measurements
  Kohei Mizutani et. al, (NICT, Japan)
16:00-16:30 GaSb-based laterally coupled distributed-feedback (DFB) diode lasers
  Jason Hyon et. al, (NASA JPL, US)
16:30-17:00 APD detector concept jointly developed with Stanford for ASCENDS
  Jason Hyon et. al, (NASA JPL, US)
17:00-18:00 Discussion and Adjourn
  Pierre H. Flamant (IPSL, France), Robert T. Menzies (NASA JPL, US)
March 8, 2012 - Day 3
10:00-12:00 Discussion about future mission and partnership