Methane emissions trends for North America may be higher than reported by national inventories, primarily due to underestimation in emissions from the oil sector.
New results from the FIREX-AQ field campaign provide detailed insight to ozone formation in western US wildfires.
CPO’s Earth System Science and Modeling Division (ESSM) research was well-represented at the American Geophysical Union’s 2021 Fall Meeting.
Methane emissions from the region have fallen by half, but analysis of leak rates show that there is still a ways to go in stopping methane leaks, which impact the climate and human health, and can impose costs on Utah’s economy.
A draft report titled “Urban Greenhouse Gas Emissions Observation and Monitoring Best Research Practices” seeks review comments.
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