Articles | Volume 16, issue 21
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31 Oct 2016
Research article | Highlight paper |  | 31 Oct 2016

The BErkeley Atmospheric CO2 Observation Network: initial evaluation

Alexis A. Shusterman, Virginia E. Teige, Alexander J. Turner, Catherine Newman, Jinsol Kim, and Ronald C. Cohen


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RR by Anonymous Referee #1 (09 Oct 2016)
ED: Publish subject to technical corrections (10 Oct 2016) by Neil Harris
Short summary
We describe the design of and first results from the BErkeley Atmospheric CO2 Observation Network, a distributed instrument of 28 CO2 sensors stationed across and around the city of Oakland, California at ~ 2 km intervals. We evaluate the network via 4 performance parameters (cost, reliability, precision, systematic uncertainty) and find this high density technique to be sufficiently cost-effective and rigorous to inform understanding of small-scale urban emissions relevant to climate regulation.
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