TITLE

Megacities move to track emissions

AUTHOR(S)
Tollefson, Jeff
PUB. DATE
December 2012
SOURCE
Nature;12/6/2012, Vol. 492 Issue 7427, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the importance of greenhouse-gas monitoring systems that allow scientists to gauge the success of climate initiatives in Los Angeles, California. It reveals that the city will track the air moving through the basin while balloons and lasers measure the boundary between the pollution over the city and the cleaner air above. Furthermore, the boundary determines the volume of air and the relationship between measured concentrations of carbon dioxide and overall emissions.
ACCESSION #
83859460

 

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