Articles | Volume 18, issue 8
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 5847–5860, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-5847-2018
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 5847–5860, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-5847-2018

Research article 26 Apr 2018

Research article | 26 Apr 2018

Study of the daily and seasonal atmospheric CH4 mixing ratio variability in a rural Spanish region using 222Rn tracer

Claudia Grossi et al.

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To gain a full picture of the Spanish (and European) GHG balance, understanding of CH4 emissions in different regions is a critical challenge, as is the improvement of bottom-up inventories for all European regions. This study uses, among other elements, GHG, meteorological and 222Rn tracer data from a Spanish region to understand the main causes of temporal variability of GHG mixing ratios. The study can offer new insights into regional emissions by identifying the impacts of changing sources.
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