AMPAC working groups - gaps regarding observations, linkage with models and future missions will be discussed at dedicated workshops and results published in form of community white papers.

Catalogue - Arctic methane related datasets are collected and meta data made accessible at the Arctic Permafrost Geospatial Centre (AMPAC on APGC).

Benchmarking - comparisons between different methane concentration and wetland datasets will be performed

Bottom-Up Top-Down - status of upscaling versus inversions, linking to RECCAP2, an initiative of the Global Carbon Project


Project partners

b.geos GmbH

Project coordination & Scientific support office
Annett Bartsch

Finnish Meteorological Institute

Atmosphere remote sensing, coordination benchmarking
Johanna Tamminen

Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR)

Workplan and working group coordination
Andreas Fix

Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research

Catalogue and science communication
Guido Grosse

STichting Vrije Universiteit (VUA)

Inverse modelling
Sander Houweling

Stockholm University

Coordination Bottom-Up Top-Down
Gustaf Hugelius

Deutsches Geoforschungs-zentrum (GFZ)

Airborne measurements
Torsten Sachs

Max-Planck-Institute for biogeochemistry

In situ measurements
Mathias Goeckede