Articles | Volume 22, issue 2
Research article
24 Jan 2022
Research article |  | 24 Jan 2022

An integrated analysis of contemporary methane emissions and concentration trends over China using in situ and satellite observations and model simulations

Haiyue Tan, Lin Zhang, Xiao Lu, Yuanhong Zhao, Bo Yao, Robert J. Parker, and Hartmut Boesch


Interactive discussion

Status: closed

Comment types: AC – author | RC – referee | CC – community | EC – editor | CEC – chief editor | : Report abuse
  • RC1: 'Comment on acp-2021-464', Anonymous Referee #1, 20 Aug 2021
    • AC1: 'Reply on RC1', Lin Zhang, 09 Dec 2021
  • RC2: 'Comment on acp-2021-464', Anonymous Referee #3, 04 Oct 2021
    • AC3: 'Reply on RC2', Lin Zhang, 09 Dec 2021
  • RC3: 'Comment on acp-2021-464', Anonymous Referee #2, 06 Oct 2021
    • AC2: 'Reply on RC3', Lin Zhang, 09 Dec 2021

Peer review completion

AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision | EF: Editorial file upload
AR by Lin Zhang on behalf of the Authors (15 Dec 2021)  Author's response   Author's tracked changes   Manuscript 
ED: Publish as is (15 Dec 2021) by Tim Butler
AR by Lin Zhang on behalf of the Authors (16 Dec 2021)
Short summary
Methane is the second most important anthropogenic greenhouse gas. Understanding methane emissions and concentration growth over China in the past decade is important to support its mitigation. This study analyzes the contributions of methane emissions from different regions and sources over the globe to methane changes over China in 2007–2018. Our results show strong international transport influences and emphasize the need of intensive methane measurements covering eastern China.
Final-revised paper