Methane (CH4) is a potent greenhouse gas (GHG) with a lifetime of less than 10 years and a global warming potential that is 25 times greater than carbon dioxide (CO2) over a 100-year time period.
Category: Assessing Air Quality and Water Resources Project Team: San Francisco Bay Area Health & Air Quality Team Location: NASA Ames Research Center ÛÒ Moffett Field, California Authors: Maya Midzik Joseph Abbate Garima Raheja Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Abhinav Guha (Bay Area Air Quality Management District) Dr. Laura Iraci (Ames Research Center) Dr. Josette Marrero (NASA Postdoctoral Program) Warren Gore (Ames Research … Read More
High-precision and remote-controlled methane and ethane detectors assist scientists in determining methane emission levels from natural gas development in north-central Texas’ Barnett Shale. In October 2013, a pair of scientists took a technologically tripped-out van on a deliberately meandering methane detection mission across north-central Texas. Tara Yacovitch and Scott Herndon of Massachusetts-based Aerodyne Research comprised one of 20 teams that … Read More
This is an article from the Summer 2015 VPS. For more VPS articles, click here Category:åÊAnalyzing Human and Environmental Health Project Team: Los Angeles Health and Air Quality Team Location: NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory – Pasadena, California Authors: Talha Rafiq Isis Frausto-Vicencio Valerie Carranza Mentors/Advisors: Dr. Charles Miller (NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory) Dr. Francesca Hopkins (NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory) Dr. … Read More