Atmospheric GHG Measurements

Local Signals

A comparison between the local measured CH4 signal (measurement - background) and predicted local signal (product of footprint and emission map) shows that measured signals are often larger than predicted, indicating that actual emissions are higher than the prior estimate (click figure to enlarge).

Local CH4 Signal


State of California Energy Commission U.S. Department of Energy Lawrence Berkeley National Lab U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration California Air Resources Board