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Volume 10, issue 2
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 10, 645–665, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-10-645-2017
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Atmos. Meas. Tech., 10, 645–665, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-10-645-2017
© Author(s) 2017. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research article 01 Mar 2017

Research article | 01 Mar 2017

A mobile sensor network to map carbon dioxide emissions in urban environments

Joseph K. Lee et al.
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We developed a method for directly measuring emissions of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide in cities, using a mobile sensor network operated on vehicles (car, bikes) with open-source components. In two measurement campaigns, the network was tested in the City of Vancouver, BC, Canada. Carbon dioxide concentrations and emissions were mapped at block level (100 × 100 m). Our measured emissions agreed generally with a fine-scale independent emissions inventory.
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