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Mapping Methane Emissions in California

Using precision instruments and new mapping and machine-learning tools, a research team has been pinpointing sources of the greenhouse gas.

NASA Earth Observatory image by Lauren Dauphin, using data from Cusworth, Daniel, et al. (2020), Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey and topographic data from the National Elevation Dataset (NED). Story by Emily Cassidy, NASA Earthdata.

Published September 9, 2021
Data acquired 2016 - 2017

Aircraft Sensors > AVIRIS
Applied Sciences