Trans Carrier Publications

This list provides an overview of  publications that have made use of the data produced onboard Trans Carrier, both for dedicated studies and as part of the global data compilation SOCAT.

Peer reviewed articles

Friedlingstein, P. et al. (2022a), Global Carbon Budget 2021, Earth System Science Data, 14: 1917–2005,

Becker, M. et al. (2021), The northern European shelf as increasing net sink for CO2, Biogeosciences,

Friedlingstein, P. et al. (2020), Global Carbon Budget 2020, Earth System Science Data, 12, 3269–3340,

Kitidis, V. et al. (2019), Winter weather controls net influx of atmospheric CO2 on the north west European shelf, Scientific Reports,

Omar, A.M. et al. (2019), Trends of Ocean Acidification and pCO2 in the Northern North Sea, 2003-2015, JGR Biogeosciences, 124,

Friedlingstein, P. et al. (2019), Global Carbon Budget 2019, Earth System Science Data, 11, 1783–1838,

Bakker, D. C. E. at el. (2016), A multi-decade record of high quality fCO2 data in version 3 of the Surface Ocean CO2 Atlas (SOCAT). Earth System Science Data, 8: 383-413. doi:10.5194/essd-8-383-2016.

Ciavatta, S. et al. (2016), Decadal reanalysis of biogeochemical indicators and fluxes in the North West European shelf-sea ecosystem. Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans, 121: 1824-1845, doi:10.1002/2015JC011496.

Landschützer, al. (2016), Decadal variations and trends of the global ocean carbon sink. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 30: 1-22. doi:10.1002/2015GB00535.

Omar, A.M., et al. (2016), Aragonite saturation states and pH in western Norwegian fjords: seasonal cycles and controlling factors, 2005–2009, Ocean Sci., 12, 937-951, doi:10.5194/os-12-937-2016.

Lauvset et al. (2015), Trends and drivers in global surface ocean pH over the past 3 decades ,Biogeosci., 12, 1285-1298, doi:10.5194/bg-12-1285-2015.

Le Quéré, C. et al., (2015), Global Carbon Budget  2015. Earth System Science Data 7: 349-396. doi:10.5194/essd-7-349-2015.

Le Quéré, C., et al. (2015), Global Carbon Budget 2014. Earth System Science Data 7: 47-85, doi:10.5194/essd-7-47-2015.

Bakker, D. C. E., et al. (2014), An update to the Surface Ocean CO2 Atlas (SOCAT version 2). Earth System Science Data, 6: 69-90. doi:10.5194/essd-6-69-2014.

Landschützer, P., et al. (2014) Recent variability of the global ocean carbon sink. Global Biogeochem. Cycles 28: 927-949. doi:10.1002/2014GB004853.

Le Quéré, C., et al. (2014), Global Carbon Budget 2013. Earth System Science Data 6: 235-263. doi:10.5194/essd-6-235-2014.

Pfeil, B., et al. (2013), A uniform, quality controlled Surface Ocean CO2 Atlas (SOCAT), Earth System Science Data, 5: 125-143. doi:10.5194/essd-5-125-2013. 

Sabine, C. L., et al. (2013), Surface Ocean CO2 Atlas (SOCAT) gridded data products. Earth System Science Data, 5: 145-153. doi:10.5194/essd-5-145-2013. 

Omar, A. M., et al (2010), Spatiotemporal variations of fCO2 in the North Sea, Ocean Sci., 6, 77–89, doi:10.5194/os-6-77-2010.


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