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Title: Apparatus and methods for location and sizing of trace gas sources

Abstract

A system for detecting gas leaks and determining their location and size. A data gathering portion of the system utilizes a chosen geometrical configuration to collect path-integrated spectroscopic data over multiple paths around an area. A processing portion of the system applies a transport model together with meteorological data of the area to generate an influence function of possible leak locations on gas detector measurement paths, and applies an inversion model to the influence function, prior data, and the spectroscopic data to generate gas source size and location.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Univ. of Colorado, Denver, CO (United States); U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Gaithersburg, MD (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1651056
Patent Number(s):
10,690,562
Application Number:
16/343,363
Assignee:
The Regents of the University of Colorado, a body corporate (Denver, CO); The United States of America as represented by the Secretary of Commerce (Gaithersburg, MD)
DOE Contract Number:  
AR0000539; FE0029168
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 10/18/2017
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Rieker, Gregory B., Prasad, Kuldeep, Alden, Caroline B., Coburn, Sean C., and Wright, Robert J. Apparatus and methods for location and sizing of trace gas sources. United States: N. p., 2020. Web.
Rieker, Gregory B., Prasad, Kuldeep, Alden, Caroline B., Coburn, Sean C., & Wright, Robert J. Apparatus and methods for location and sizing of trace gas sources. United States.
Rieker, Gregory B., Prasad, Kuldeep, Alden, Caroline B., Coburn, Sean C., and Wright, Robert J. 2020. "Apparatus and methods for location and sizing of trace gas sources". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1651056.
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abstractNote = {A system for detecting gas leaks and determining their location and size. A data gathering portion of the system utilizes a chosen geometrical configuration to collect path-integrated spectroscopic data over multiple paths around an area. A processing portion of the system applies a transport model together with meteorological data of the area to generate an influence function of possible leak locations on gas detector measurement paths, and applies an inversion model to the influence function, prior data, and the spectroscopic data to generate gas source size and location.},
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