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NASA’s carbon cycle and ecosystems research
provides knowledge of the interactions of global biogeochemical cycles and terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems with global environmental change and the implications for Earth’s climate, productivity, and natural resources.

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National Research Council 2017—2027 Decadal Survey for Earth Science and Applications from Space

Community Advance Planning workshops sponsored by NASA:
An Advance Planning “Pre-Decadal Survey” Workshop: The Carbon-Climate System
Final Report: 15–18 March 2015

Terrestrial Ecology, Carbon Cycle, Land Use / Land Cover Change, and Biodiversity (TECLUB) Priority Science Questions and Measurements
Final Report: 28-30 October 2014

Ocean Biology and Biogeochemistry community initial input towards the next Decadal Survey
White Paper: 2 November 2015


  • ROSES-16 Amendment 2: Text released for A.4 Terrestrial Ecology: An Airborne Campaign For The Arctic-Boreal Vulnerability Experiment (ABoVE)>>
    posted 03.23.2016
  • Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Science (ROSES) for 2016 >>
    posted 02.22.2016
  • Ocean Biology and Biogeochemistry ROSES 2015: New text was added to Section 2.6 of Appendix 3. to clarify requirements for proposed budgets for HPLC pigment analysis and for travel to meetings. >>
    posted 02.18.2016

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