Journal special issue 'Aquatic Carbon From Space'. Why: aquatic carbon is a major component of the Earth system in carbon cycling and carbon sequestration. Why now: substantial advancements have been made;especially after numerous carbon projects funded by NASA;ESA and other agencies;and in response to CEOS;GEO;IGCO What: current state of knowledge of the carbon cycle and the role of aquatic environments;with recent numbers / impact factors;from observations to modeling and applications Themes: carbon stocks;sources/sinks;fluxes; methodology and uncertainty estimates
The invitation to contribute to the Special Issue "Aquatic Carbon Stocks and Fluxes: The BigPicture from Remote Sensing" was distributed through various mail lists and posted on the IOCCG's website in May 2021. Manuscripts are to be published in Earth-Science Reviews in 2022. August 1st was the deadline for interested contributors to submit Letters of Intent (LOIs) to the Invited Editors; Invited Editors are currently reviewing the LOIs received.