Journal cover Journal topic
Atmospheric Measurement Techniques An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
Journal topic

Journal metrics

Journal metrics

  • IF value: 3.400 IF 3.400
  • IF 5-year value: 3.841 IF 5-year
    3.841
  • CiteScore value: 3.71 CiteScore
    3.71
  • SNIP value: 1.472 SNIP 1.472
  • IPP value: 3.57 IPP 3.57
  • SJR value: 1.770 SJR 1.770
  • Scimago H <br class='hide-on-tablet hide-on-mobile'>index value: 70 Scimago H
    index 70
  • h5-index value: 49 h5-index 49
AMT | Articles | Volume 12, issue 4
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 12, 2085-2095, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-12-2085-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 12, 2085-2095, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-12-2085-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 04 Apr 2019

Research article | 04 Apr 2019

Using the tracer flux ratio method with flight measurements to estimate dairy farm CH4 emissions in central California

Conner Daube et al.
Related authors  
Characterization of ozone production in San Antonio, Texas, using measurements of total peroxy radicals
Daniel C. Anderson, Jessica Pavelec, Conner Daube, Scott C. Herndon, Walter B. Knighton, Brian M. Lerner, J. Robert Roscioli, Tara I. Yacovitch, and Ezra C. Wood
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 2845-2860, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-2845-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-2845-2019, 2019
Short summary
Controlled nitric oxide production via O(1D)  + N2O reactions for use in oxidation flow reactor studies
Andrew Lambe, Paola Massoli, Xuan Zhang, Manjula Canagaratna, John Nowak, Conner Daube, Chao Yan, Wei Nie, Timothy Onasch, John Jayne, Charles Kolb, Paul Davidovits, Douglas Worsnop, and William Brune
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 10, 2283-2298, https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-10-2283-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-10-2283-2017, 2017
Short summary
Related subject area  
Subject: Gases | Technique: In Situ Measurement | Topic: Instruments and Platforms
Evaluation of ambient ammonia measurements from a research aircraft using a closed-path QC-TILDAS operated with active continuous passivation
Ilana B. Pollack, Jakob Lindaas, J. Robert Roscioli, Michael Agnese, Wade Permar, Lu Hu, and Emily V. Fischer
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 12, 3717-3742, https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-12-3717-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-12-3717-2019, 2019
Short summary
Simultaneous measurement of NO and NO2 by a dual-channel cavity ring-down spectroscopy technique
Zhiyan Li, Renzhi Hu, Pinhua Xie, Hao Chen, Xiaoyan Liu, Shuaixi Liang, Dan Wang, Fengyang Wang, Yihui Wang, Chuan Lin, Jianguo Liu, and Wenqing Liu
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 12, 3223-3236, https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-12-3223-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-12-3223-2019, 2019
Short summary
A sampler for atmospheric volatile organic compounds by copter unmanned aerial vehicles
Karena A. McKinney, Daniel Wang, Jianhuai Ye, Jean-Baptiste de Fouchier, Patricia C. Guimarães, Carla E. Batista, Rodrigo A. F. Souza, Eliane G. Alves, Dasa Gu, Alex B. Guenther, and Scot T. Martin
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 12, 3123-3135, https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-12-3123-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-12-3123-2019, 2019
Short summary
Quantification of CO2 and CH4 emissions over Sacramento, California, based on divergence theorem using aircraft measurements
Ju-Mee Ryoo, Laura T. Iraci, Tomoaki Tanaka, Josette E. Marrero, Emma L. Yates, Inez Fung, Anna M. Michalak, Jovan Tadić, Warren Gore, T. Paul Bui, Jonathan M. Dean-Day, and Cecilia S. Chang
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 12, 2949-2966, https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-12-2949-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-12-2949-2019, 2019
Short summary
Atomic oxygen number densities in the mesosphere–lower thermosphere region measured by solid electrolyte sensors on WADIS-2
Martin Eberhart, Stefan Löhle, Boris Strelnikov, Jonas Hedin, Mikhail Khaplanov, Stefanos Fasoulas, Jörg Gumbel, Franz-Josef Lübken, and Markus Rapp
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 12, 2445-2461, https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-12-2445-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-12-2445-2019, 2019
Short summary
Cited articles  
Arndt, C., Leytem, A. B., Hristov, A., Zavala-Araiza, D., Cativiela, J. P., Conley, S., Daube, C., Faloona, I., and Herndon, S. C.: Case Study: Short-Term Methane Emissions from Two Dairy Farms in California Estimated by Different Measurement Techniques and USEPA Inventory Methodology, J. Dairy Sci., 101, 11461–11479, https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2017-13881, 2018. 
CARB (California Air Resources Board): Short-Lived Climate Pollutant Reduction Strategy, March, California Air Resource Board, Sacramento, CA, available at: https://www.arb.ca.gov/cc/shortlived/meetings/03142017/final_slcp_report.pdf (last access: 1 October 2018), 2017. 
Conley, S. A., Faloona, I. C., Lenschow, D. H., Karion, A., and Sweeney, C.: A Low-Cost System for Measuring Horizontal Winds from Single-Engine Aircraft, J. Atmos. Ocean. Technol., 31, 1312–1320, https://doi.org/10.1175/JTECH-D-13-00143.1, 2014. 
Conley, S., Faloona, I., Mehrotra, S., Suard, M., Lenschow, D. H., Sweeney, C., Herndon, S., Schwietzke, S., Pétron, G., Pifer, J., Kort, E. A., and Schnell, R.: Application of Gauss's theorem to quantify localized surface emissions from airborne measurements of wind and trace gases, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 10, 3345–3358, https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-10-3345-2017, 2017. 
Publications Copernicus
Download
Short summary
This study describes aircraft measurements of methane from dairy farms in central California. A small deliberate release of a tracer gas is done on the ground and measured from the air and the ratio of methane to tracer used to quantify emissions. Farm-scale methane emissions are determined as well as the fraction of those emissions coming from animal activity versus liquid manure management. These findings were within the uncertainty of two established methods.
This study describes aircraft measurements of methane from dairy farms in central California. A...
Citation