Publications

Relevant work supported by team-members and collaborators funded under the Los Angeles Megacities Carbon project:

Satellite Observations

  • Schwandner, F.M., Gunson, M.R., Miller, C.E., Carn, S.A., Eldering, A., Krings, T., Verhulst, K.R., Schimel, D.S., Nguyen, H.M., Crisp, D., O’Dell, C.W., Osterman, G.B., Iraci, L.T., and J.R. Podolske (2017). Space-Borne Detection of Localized Carbon Dioxide Sources. Science, accepted.
  • Kort, E.A., C. Frankenberg, C.E. Miller, Space-based Observations of Megacity Carbon Dioxide (2012), Geophys Res Let 39, doi:10.1029/2012GL052738. Available here: http://www.agu.org/pubs/crossref/2012/2012GL052738.shtml

Surface Observations and Network Design

  • Verhulst, K. R., Karion, A., Kim, J., Salameh, P. K., Keeling, R. F., Newman, S., Miller, J., Sloop, C., Pongetti, T., Rao, P., Wong, C., Hopkins, F. M., Yadav, V., Weiss, R. F., Duren, R. M., and Miller, C. E. (2017). Carbon dioxide and methane measurements from the Los Angeles Megacity Carbon Project – Part 1: calibration, urban enhancements, and uncertainty estimates, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 8313-8341, doi: 10.5194/acp-17-8313-2017. Available here: https://www.atmos-chem-phys.net/17/8313/2017/
  • Viatte, C., Lauvaux, T., Hedelius, J. K., Parker, H., Chen, J., Jones, T., Franklin, J. E., Deng, A. J., Gaudet, B., Verhulst, K., Duren, R., Wunch, D., Roehl, C., Dubey, M. K., Wofsy, S., and Wennberg, P. O. (2017): Methane emissions from dairies in the Los Angeles Basin, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 7509-7528, doi: 10.5194/acp-17-7509-2017. Available here: https://www.atmos-chem-phys.net/17/7509/2017/
  • Ware, J., E. Kort, P. Decola, R. Duren (2016), Aerosol Lidar Observations of Atmospheric Mixing in Los Angeles: Climatology and Implications for Greenhouse Gas Observations, J. Geophys Res – A, doi: 10.1002/2016JD024953. Available here: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5101844/
  • Newman, S., Xu, X., Gurney, K. R., Hsu, Y. K., Li, K. F., Jiang, X., Keeling, R., Feng, S., O'Keefe, D., Patarasuk, R., Wong, K. W., Rao, P., Fischer, M. L., and Yung, Y. L. (2016). Toward consistency between trends in bottom-up CO2 emissions and top-down atmospheric measurements in the Los Angeles megacity, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 3843-3863, doi: 10.5194/acp-16-3843-2016. Available here: https://www.atmos-chem-phys.net/16/3843/2016/
  • Hopkins, F.M., S.E. Bush, J.R. Ehleringer, C.T. Lai, E.A. Kort, D.R. Blake, J.T. Randerson (2016). Spatial patterns and source attribution of urban methane in the Los Angeles Basin. J. Geophys Res- A, doi: 10.1002/2015JD024429. Available here: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015JD024429/abstract
  • Wong, K. W., Pongetti, T. J., Oda, T., Rao, P., Gurney, Kevin. R., Newman, S., Duren, R. M., Miller, C. E., Yung, Y. L., and Sander, S. P.: Monthly trends of methane emissions in Los Angeles from 2011 to 2015 inferred by CLARS-FTS observations, Atmos. Chem. Phys. (2016), doi: 10.5194/acp-16-13121-2016. Available here: https://www.atmos-chem-phys.net/16/13121/2016/acp-16-13121-2016.html
  • Wong, K.W., D. Fu, T. J. Pongetti, S. Newman, E. A. Kort, R. Duren, Y.-K. Hsu, C. E. Miller, Y. L. Yung, and S. P. Sander (2015), Mapping CH4 : CO2 ratios in Los Angeles with CLARS-FTS from Mount Wilson, California, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 241-252, doi: 10.5194/acp-15-241-2015, 2015. Available here: https://www.atmos-chem-phys.net/15/241/2015/acp-15-241-2015.html
  • Fu, D., T. J. Pongetti, J.-F. L. Blavier, T. J. Crawford, K. S. Manatt, G. C. Toon, K. W. Wong, and S. P. Sander (2014), Near-infrared remote sensing of Los Angeles trace gas distributions from a mountaintop site, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 7, 713-729, doi:110.5194/amt-7-713-2014. Available here: http://www.atmos-meas-tech.net/7/713/2014/amt-7-713-2014.html
  • Kort, E., W. Angevine, C. E. Miller, R. Duren (2013), Surface observations for monitoring megacity greenhouse gas emissions: minimum requirements for the Los Angeles Megacity, J. Geophys Res – A, 2013, DOI: 10.1002/jgrd.50135. Available here: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jgrd.50135/abstract
  • Newman, S., S. Jeong, M. L. Fischer, X. Xu, C. L. Haman, B. Lefer, S. Alvarez, B. Rappenglueck, E. A. Kort, A. E. Andrews, J. Peischl, K. R. Gurney, C. E. Miller, and Y. L. Yung (2013), Diurnal tracking of anthropogenic CO2 emissions in the Los Angeles basin megacity during spring 2010, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 4359-4372, doi: 10.5194/acp-13-4359-2013. Available here: https://www.atmos-chem-phys.net/13/4359/2013/acp-13-4359-2013.html
  • Wennberg, P.O., W. Mui, D. Wunch, E.A. Kort, D.R.Blake , E.L.Atlas , G.W.Santoni, S.C.Wofsy, G.S.Diskin, S.Jeong, and M.L.Fischer (2012),On the Sources of Methane to the Los Angeles Atmosphere, Environ. Sci. Technol, 46 (17), 9282–9289, doi: 10.1021/es301138y. Available here: http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/es301138y
  • Newman, S., S. Jeong, M. L. Fischer, X. Xu, C. L. Haman, B. Lefer, S. Alvarez, B. Rappenglueck, E. A. Kort, A. E. Andrews, J. Peischl, K. R. Gurney, C. E. Miller, and Y. L. Yung (2012), Diurnal tracking of anthropogenic CO2 emissions in the Los Angeles basin megacity during spring, 2010, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., 12, 5771–5801, doi:10.5194/acpd-12-5771-2012. Available here: http://www.atmos-chem-phys-discuss.net/12/5771/2012/
  • Hsu, Y.-K., T. VanCuren, S. Park, C. Jakober, J. Herner, M. FitzGibbon, D. R. Blake, and D. D. Parrish (2010), Methane emissions inventory verification in southern California, Atmospheric Environment, 44(1), 1-7, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2009.10.002. Available here: http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S1352231009008504
  • Wunch, D., P. O. Wennberg, G. C. Toon, G. Keppel-Aleks, and Y. G. Yavin (2009), Emissions of greenhouse gases from a North American megacity, Geophys. Res. Let, 36(15), 1-5, doi:10.1029/2009GL039825. Available here: http://www.agu.org/pubs/crossref/2009/2009GL039825.shtml
  • Newman, S; Xu, XM; Affek, HP; Stolper, E; Epstein, S. (2008). Changes in mixing ratio and isotopic composition of CO2 in urban air from the Los Angeles basin, California, between 1972 and 2003. J. Geophys Res -A ,113, D23304, doi:10.1029/2008JD009999. Available here: http://www.agu.org/pubs/crossref/2008/2008JD009999.shtml

High Resolution Emissions Estimation and Atmospheric Transport Modeling

  • Carranza, V., Rafiq, T., Frausto-Vicencio, I., Hopkins, F., Verhulst, K. R., Rao, P., Duren, R., and Miller, C.: Vista-LA: Mapping methane emitting infrastructure in the Los Angeles megacity (2017), Earth Syst. Sci. Data Discuss., doi: 10.5194/essd-2017-65. Available here: https://www.earth-syst-sci-data-discuss.net/essd-2017-65/
  • Rao, P., Gurney, K. R., Patarasuk, R., Song, Y., Miller, C. E., Duren, R. M. Duren, Eldering, A. (2017). Spatio-temporal Variations in on-road CO2 Emissions in the Los Angeles Megacity, AIMS Geosciences, 3(2), 239-267, doi: 10.3934/geosci.2017.2.239. Available here: http://www.aimspress.com/article/10.3934/geosci.2017.2.239
  • Feng, S., T. Lauvaux, S. Newman, P. Rao, R. Ahmadov, A. Deng, L.I. Diaz-Isaac, R.Duren et al. (2016) LA Megacity: a High-Resolution Land-Atmosphere Modelling System for Urban CO2 Emissions, Atmos. Chem. Phys., doi: 10.5194/acp-2016-143. Available here: https://www.atmos-chem-phys.net/16/9019/2016/

Other relevant publications supported by team-members and collaborators from the Megacities Carbon Project:

Concept, Vision, and Requirements

High Resolution Emissions Estimation and Atmospheric Transport Modeling

  • Gurney, K. R., Razlivanov, I., Song, Y., Zhou, Y., Benes, B., and Abdul-Massih, M. (2012), Quantification of Fossil Fuel CO2 Emissions on the Building/Street Scale for a Large U.S. City, Environ. Sci. Technol, doi:10.1021/es3011282. Available here: http://pubs.acs.org/doi/full/10.1021/es3011282
  • Lauvaux, T., A.E. Schuh, M. Bouquet, L. Wu, S. Richardson, N. Miles, K. Davis (2012), Network design for mesoscale inversions of CO2 sources and sinks, Tellus B, 64, 17980. Available here: http://dx.doi.org/10.3402/tellusb.v64i0.17980

Satellite and Surface Observations of Megacities and Urban Areas

  • Worden, H.M., Y. Cheng, G. Pfister, G.R. Carmichael, Q. Zhang, D.G. Streets, M. Deeter, D.P. Edwards, J.C. Gille, J.R. Worden (2012), Satellite-based estimates of reduced CO and CO2 emissions due to traffic restrictions during the 2008 Beijing Olympics, Geophys Res Let 39, doi: 10.1029/2012GL052395.
  • Clerbaux, C., D.P. Edwards, M. Deeter, L. Emmons, J. Lamarque, X.X. Tie, S.T. Massie, J. Gille (2008), Carbon monoxide pollution from cities and urban areas observed by the Terra/MOPITT mission, Geophys. Res. Lett 35, doi:10.1029/2007GL032300, L22807.
  • Bréon, F.M., G. Broquet, V. Puygrenier, F. Chevallier, I. Xueref-Rémy, M. Ramonet, E. Dieudonné, M. Lopez, M. Schmidt, O. Perrussel, and P. Ciais (2015), An attempt at estimating Paris area CO2 emissions from atmospheric concentration measurements, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 1707-1724, doi: 10.5194/acp-15-1707-2015. Available here: https://www.atmos-chem-phys.net/15/1707/2015/acp-15-1707-2015.html
  • McKain, K., S.C. Wofsy, T. Nehrkorn, J. Eluszkiewicz, J.R.Ehleringer, and B.B Stephens (2012), Assessment of ground-based atmospheric observations for verification of greenhouse gas emissions from an urban region, Proc. Natl Acad. Sci 109, 22, 8423-8428. doi/10.1073/pnas.1116645109. Available here: http://www.pnas.org/cgi/doi/10.1073/pnas.1116645109
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Presentations

Workshops

Conferences (selected talks)

  • Eric A Kort, Wayne M Angevine, Phil Decola, Riley M Duren, Christian Frankenberg, Charles E Miller, Sally Newman, Tomohiro Oda, Coleen Marie Roehl, Paul O Wennberg, Debra Wunch (2013), Detecting policy-relevant megacity greenhouse gas emission changes from space and earth-based observations, presented at 2013 North American Carbon Program meeting, Albuquerque, NM, Feb 2013. Abstract
  • Riley Duren, Eric Kort, Charles Miller (2013), the Megacities Carbon Project, presented at 2013 North American Carbon Program meeting, Albuquerque, NM, Feb 2013. Abstract
  • Eric A Kort, Wayne M Angevine, Phil Decola, Riley M Duren, Charles E Miller, Sally Newman, Coleen Marie Roehl, Paul O Wennberg, Debra Wunch (2012), Detecting policy-relevant greenhouse gas emission changes with atmospheric observations, Abstract A24A-02, presented at 2012 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA, 5-9 Dec.
  • Sally Newman, Xiaomei Xu, Eric A Kort, Charles E Miller, Stan Sander, Riley M Duren, Annmarie Eldering, Yuk L Yung (2012), Seasonal Variations in Fossil Fuel Emissions in the Los Angeles Megacity, Abstract GC53B-1274 presented at 2012 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA, 5-9 Dec.
  • Eric A Kort, Christian Frankenberg, Charles E Miller, Tomohiro Oda, Observing megacity greenhouse gas emissions from space , A43L-01, presented at 2012 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA, 5-9 Dec.
  • Kort, E.A., C.E. Miller, R. Duren, A. Eldering, S. Sander, and S. Newman (2012), Megacity Carbon: Observing system study for tracking Los Angeles greenhouse gas emission trends, Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 14, EGU2012-7015, 2012 EGU General Assembly.
  • Newman, S., Y. K. Hsu, E. A. Kort, S. P. Sander, A. Eldering, R. M. Duren, C. E. Miller, and Y.L. Yung (2012), Initial results from a CO2 monitoring network in the Los Angeles megacity, Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 14, EGU2012-6986-2, 2012 EGU General Assembly.
  • Kort, E.A., Miller, C.E., Duren, R.M., Eldering, A., Sander, S.P., and Newman, S. (2011), Megacity carbon: initial network design for Los Angeles, Abstract GC31E-04 presented at 2011 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA, 5-9 Dec.
  • Newman, S., Jeong, S., Fisher, M.L., Xu, X., Gurney, K.R., Alvarez, S., Rappenglueck, B., Haman, C., Lefer, B., Miller, C.E., and Yung, Y.L. (2011), CO2 emissions from the Los Angeles basin during Spring of 2010 – measurements vs. model, Abstract GC33A-1049 presented at 2011 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA, 5-9 Dec.
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