Global CH4 Atmospheric Methane Average 1811ppb(METOP-2)

Continuing the global CH4 methane average jump, on August 13, […]

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August 14, 2013

Continuing the global CH4 methane average jump, on August 13, 2013 am, 0-12 hr, we hit a new high average of 1811 ppb.

RCP-8-5-Scenarios-for-MethaneA comment at Arctic Sea Ice Forum notes: “Assumed methane emissions for the RCP scenarios; which clearly shows that we are now exceeding the methane emissions assumed for RCP 8.5; which is a very disturbing trend.”

CH4_1811_Methane_Mean_Average_Anomaly_13th_August_2013_METOP2Image source / METOP-2: osdpd.noaa.gov/IASI/html/index.html

 

Further reading:

RCP Concentration Calculations and Data Final Version, background data, acknowledgements and further info

Methanetracker.org

 

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