Quantifying Methane Emissions Using Satellite Observations

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Title: Quantifying Methane Emissions Using Satellite Observations
Author: Wecht, Kevin James
Citation: Wecht, Kevin James. 2014. Quantifying Methane Emissions Using Satellite Observations. Doctoral dissertation, Harvard University.
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Abstract: Methane is the second most influential anthropogenic greenhouse gas. There are large uncertainties in the magnitudes and trends of methane emissions from different source types and source regions. Satellite observations of methane offer dense spatial coverage unachievable by suborbital observations. This thesis evaluates the capabilities of using satellite observations of atmospheric methane to provide high-resolution constraints on continental scale methane emissions. In doing so, I seek to evaluate the supporting role of suborbital observations, to inform the emission inventories on which policy decisions are based, and to enable inverse modeling of the next generation of satellite observations.
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Citable link to this page: http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:11744460
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