Articles | Volume 16, issue 20
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-13121-2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-13121-2016
Research article
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26 Oct 2016
Research article |  | 26 Oct 2016

Monthly trends of methane emissions in Los Angeles from 2011 to 2015 inferred by CLARS-FTS observations

Clare K. Wong, Thomas J. Pongetti, Tom Oda, Preeti Rao, Kevin R. Gurney, Sally Newman, Riley M. Duren, Charles E. Miller, Yuk L. Yung, and Stanley P. Sander

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Methane is the second most important greenhouse gas and a target of new emissions regulations in the United States. Despite its importance, its emissions are poorly understood. In this study, we used a remote sensing instrument located on Mount Wilson to estimate the monthly and annual methane emissions from Los Angeles. Derived methane emissions from Los Angeles showed consistent peaks in late summer/early fall and winter during the study period from 2011 to 2015.
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