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Title: Global Methane Budget 2000-2012 (V.1.0, issued June 2016 and V.1.1, issued December 2016)

Abstract

After carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4) is the second most important well-mixed greenhouse gas contributing to human-induced climate change. In a time-horizon of 100 years, CH4 has a Global Warming Potential (GWP-100) 28 times larger than CO2. The level of CH4 in the atmosphere is over 150% higher than pre-industrial times (cf. 1750), and it is responsible for 20% of the global warming produced by all well-mixed greenhouse gases. Methane is transformed into water vapor in the stratosphere. Methane also produces ozone in the troposphere, which is a pollutant with negative impacts on human health and ecosystems. The atmospheric life time of methane is 10 ± 2 years. [Copied from the Global Carbon Project, Global Methane Budget Highlights at http://www.globalcarbonproject.org/methanebudget/16/hl-compact.htm

Authors:
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  1. University of Paris - Saclay, Gif-surYvette, France
  2. NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Biospheric Science Laboratory, Greenbelt, MD (USA)
Publication Date:
Product Type:
Dataset
Research Org.:
Environmental System Science Data Infrastructure for a Virtual Ecosystem (ESS-DIVE) (United States); Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center (CDIAC), Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN, (USA)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Biological and Environmental Research (BER)
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES
OSTI Identifier:
1389483
DOI:
https://doi.org/10.3334/CDIAC/GLOBAL_METHANE_BUDGET_2016_V1.1

Citation Formats

Saunois, Marielle, Bousquet, Phillippe, Poulter, Ben, Peregon, Anna, and Ciais, Philippe. Global Methane Budget 2000-2012 (V.1.0, issued June 2016 and V.1.1, issued December 2016). United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.3334/CDIAC/GLOBAL_METHANE_BUDGET_2016_V1.1.
Saunois, Marielle, Bousquet, Phillippe, Poulter, Ben, Peregon, Anna, & Ciais, Philippe. Global Methane Budget 2000-2012 (V.1.0, issued June 2016 and V.1.1, issued December 2016). United States. doi:https://doi.org/10.3334/CDIAC/GLOBAL_METHANE_BUDGET_2016_V1.1
Saunois, Marielle, Bousquet, Phillippe, Poulter, Ben, Peregon, Anna, and Ciais, Philippe. 2016. "Global Methane Budget 2000-2012 (V.1.0, issued June 2016 and V.1.1, issued December 2016)". United States. doi:https://doi.org/10.3334/CDIAC/GLOBAL_METHANE_BUDGET_2016_V1.1. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1389483. Pub date:Fri Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2016
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title = {Global Methane Budget 2000-2012 (V.1.0, issued June 2016 and V.1.1, issued December 2016)},
author = {Saunois, Marielle and Bousquet, Phillippe and Poulter, Ben and Peregon, Anna and Ciais, Philippe},
abstractNote = {After carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4) is the second most important well-mixed greenhouse gas contributing to human-induced climate change. In a time-horizon of 100 years, CH4 has a Global Warming Potential (GWP-100) 28 times larger than CO2. The level of CH4 in the atmosphere is over 150% higher than pre-industrial times (cf. 1750), and it is responsible for 20% of the global warming produced by all well-mixed greenhouse gases. Methane is transformed into water vapor in the stratosphere. Methane also produces ozone in the troposphere, which is a pollutant with negative impacts on human health and ecosystems. The atmospheric life time of methane is 10 ± 2 years. [Copied from the Global Carbon Project, Global Methane Budget Highlights at http://www.globalcarbonproject.org/methanebudget/16/hl-compact.htm},
doi = {10.3334/CDIAC/GLOBAL_METHANE_BUDGET_2016_V1.1},
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