Articles | Volume 22, issue 5
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 22, 3595–3613, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-22-3595-2022
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 22, 3595–3613, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-22-3595-2022

Research article 17 Mar 2022

Research article | 17 Mar 2022

Continuous CH4 and δ13CH4 measurements in London demonstrate under-reported natural gas leakage

Eric Saboya et al.

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Interactive discussion

Status: closed

Comment types: AC – author | RC – referee | CC – community | EC – editor | CEC – chief editor | : Report abuse
  • RC1: 'Comment on acp-2021-606', Anonymous Referee #2, 08 Oct 2021
  • RC2: 'Comment on acp-2021-606', Anonymous Referee #3, 13 Oct 2021
  • RC3: 'Comment on acp-2021-606', Anonymous Referee #1, 22 Oct 2021
  • AC1: 'Comment on acp-2021-606', Eric Saboya, 26 Jan 2022

Peer review completion

AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision
AR by Eric Saboya on behalf of the Authors (01 Feb 2022)  Author's response    Author's tracked changes    Manuscript
ED: Publish as is (04 Feb 2022) by Thomas Karl
AR by Eric Saboya on behalf of the Authors (11 Feb 2022)  Author's response    Manuscript
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Short summary
Continuous measurements of atmospheric methane concentrations and its carbon-13 isotope have been made in central London since early 2018. These measurements were used to evaluate methane emissions reported in global and UK-specific emission inventories for the London area. Compared to atmospheric methane measurements from March 2018 to October 2020, both inventories are under-reporting natural gas leakage for the London area.
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