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Methane Mapping with Future Satellite Imaging Spectrometers

Alana K. Ayasse, Philip E. Dennison, Markus Foote, Andrew K. Thorpe, Sarang Joshi, Robert O. Green, Riley M. Duren, David R. Thompson, Dar A. Roberts
2019 Remote Sensing  
We used the Airborne Visible and Infrared Imaging Spectrometer Next Generation(AVIRIS-NG) images with known methane plumes to create two simulated satellite products.  ...  These results suggest that methane detection and quantification of point sources will be possible with the next generation of satellite imaging spectrometers.  ...  Limitations The satellite simulations indicate that point source methane mapping will be possible with the future generation of satellite imaging spectrometers.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs11243054 fatcat:3pxd6mpcofetvgtbd6l56m2goi

Imaging Spectroscopy for Conservation Applications

Megan Seeley, Gregory P. Asner
2021 Remote Sensing  
Imaging spectroscopy technology is rapidly developing, especially with regard to satellite-based spectrometers.  ...  The high spectral resolution of imaging spectrometers captures the chemistry of Earth surfaces, whereas multispectral satellites indirectly represent such surfaces through band ratios.  ...  of satellite methane detection indicate that the next generation of satellite imaging spectrometers will be able to monitor point-source methane emissions [106] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs13020292 fatcat:mbh5tzyyvrgixkzupheabqfhwe

Satellite-based survey of extreme methane emissions in the Permian basin

Itziar Irakulis-Loitxate, Luis Guanter, Yin-Nian Liu, Daniel J. Varon, Joannes D. Maasakkers, Yuzhong Zhang, Apisada Chulakadabba, Steven C. Wofsy, Andrew K. Thorpe, Riley M. Duren, Christian Frankenberg, David R. Lyon (+13 others)
2021 Science Advances  
We use a new class of satellite measurements acquired during several days in 2019 and 2020 to perform the first regional-scale and high-resolution survey of methane sources in the Permian.  ...  Industrial emissions play a major role in the global methane budget.  ...  In particular, so-called imaging spectrometers offer a unique observational configuration to map methane point emissions with simultaneously high accuracy and spatial sampling.  ... 
doi:10.1126/sciadv.abf4507 fatcat:arm3pivzpvhxtbltx22xhttjwq

Potential of next-generation imaging spectrometers to detect and quantify methane point sources from space

Daniel H. Cusworth, Daniel J. Jacob, Daniel J. Varon, Christopher Chan Miller, Xiong Liu, Kelly Chance, Andrew K. Thorpe, Riley M. Duren, Charles E. Miller, David R. Thompson, Christian Frankenberg, Luis Guanter (+1 others)
2019 Atmospheric Measurement Techniques  
Our results suggest that imaging spectrometers in space could play an important role in the future for quantifying methane emissions from point sources worldwide.  ...  We examine the potential for global detection of methane plumes from individual point sources with the new generation of spaceborne imaging spectrometers (EnMAP, PRISMA, EMIT, SBG, CHIME) scheduled for  ...  In summary, our analysis shows that future spaceborne imaging spectrometers designed to map land surfaces in the SWIR also have potential for detecting methane plumes from point sources and quantifying  ... 
doi:10.5194/amt-12-5655-2019 fatcat:xzw4ayojx5hrpkaqvfpixj2xvm

Potential of next-generation imaging spectrometers to detect and quantify methane point sources from space

Daniel H. Cusworth, Daniel J. Jacob, Daniel J. Varon, Christopher Chan Miller, Xiong Liu, Kelly Chance, Andrew K. Thorpe, Riley M. Duren, Charles E. Miller, David R. Thompson, Christian Frankenberg, Luis Guanter (+1 others)
2019 Atmospheric Measurement Techniques Discussions  
Our results suggest that imaging spectrometers in space could play a transformative role in the future for quantifying methane emissions from point sources on a global scale.</p>  ...  </strong> We examine the potential for global detection of methane plumes from individual point sources with the new generation of spaceborne imaging spectrometers (EnMAP, PRISMA, EMIT, SBG) scheduled  ...  Here we investigate the unique potential of new-generation 39 satellite instruments designed to map the Earth's surface (imaging spectrometers) to also detect methane point sources 40 in the shortwave  ... 
doi:10.5194/amt-2019-202 fatcat:6dwgy4d5s5fmnokkilih6on34i

Cassini-Huygens Investigations of Satellite Surfaces and Interiors [chapter]

Jonathan I. Lunine, Laurence A. Soderblom
2003 The Cassini-Huygens Mission  
The goals of these extensive investigations are to understand the bulk properties of the satellites, their surface compositions and evolution through time, as well as interactions with the magnetosphere  ...  The Galilean-sized moon Titan sports a dense atmosphere of nitrogen and methane which renders surface observations difficult, but also makes this moon intriguing from the standpoints of climate change  ...  The Magnetospheric Imaging Spectrometer (MIMI) can map (image) the spatial distribution of neutral and charged particles to detect and analyze satellite exospheres as well as investigate the absorption  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-94-017-3251-2_6 fatcat:5v6n5232wrb55begsf35juyhne

Intensive Titan Exploration Begins

P. R. Mahaffy
2005 Science  
Future comparison of radar data with imaging data, using spectral bands that penetrate the haze, will facilitate interpretation of surface features.  ...  Future Titan flybys will incrementally build up the map of Titan_s surface and sample the atmosphere at different locations and seasons.  ... 
doi:10.1126/science.1113205 pmid:15890870 fatcat:xtfqsw3tgvagtiz2y3ks4m47km

Promising technical solutions for the space complex of the Earth's radar sensing based on small spacecraft and light-class launch vehicles
Перспективные технологии создания космического комплекса радиолокационного зондирования Земли на базе малых космических аппаратов и ракет-носителей легкого класса

N.A. Golov, V.A. Usachev, V.V. Koryanov, A.G. Toporkov
2019 Engineering Journal Science and Innovation  
Gross Primary Production (GPP) FLuORescence Imaging Spectrometer (FLORIS): 3 nm spectral resolution in 500…780 nm band 100…150 km swath width 300 m GSD Loose formation flight with Sentinel  ...  Remote Sensing Lidar Mission Mapping of CH4 concentration by measurements with a Differential Absorption Lidar (Integrated Path Differential Absorption IPDA) Lidar wavelengths: 1645.552 nm (  ... 
doi:10.18698/2308-6033-2019-5-1881 fatcat:b3g5ozhs65cdfkqdmr3muilz2m

Surfaces, atmospheres and magnetospheres of the outer planets and their satellites and ring systems: Part VII

A. Coustenis, S. Atreya, J. Castillo, P. Coll, I. Mueller-Wodarg, L. Spilker
2012 Planetary and Space Science  
This should prove instrumental to mapping the distribution of these features as a first step toward classification and geological mapping by combination with the Cassini Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer  ...  The spectral properties across Rhea's surface as seen in the Cassini Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer (VIMS) data have been analyzed in Stephan et al. this issue.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.pss.2011.12.014 fatcat:x6ebmfsqufhmtefpyx57m6glee

Methane detection and quantification in the upstream oil and gas sector: the role of satellites in emissions detection, reconciling and reporting

Jasmin Cooper, Luke Dubey, Adam Hawkes
2021 Environmental Science Atmospheres  
Oil and gas activities are a major source of methane and in recent years multiple companies have made pledges to cut their emissions of this potent greenhouse gas. Satellites are...  ...  If these data are combined with satellite imaging data, a heat map of emissions could be generated to view the changes in emissions/methane concentration in an area with time, similar to tools that have  ...  spectrometer/cloud and aerosol imager; WAF-P: wide-angle fabry-perot imaging spectrometer.  ... 
doi:10.1039/d1ea00046b fatcat:benjupsbkvhsdojtf76q2opoda

Surfaces and atmospheres of the outer planets, their satellites and ring systems

Athena Coustenis, Sushil Atreya, Cécile Ferrari, Jean-Pierre Lebreton, Dennis Matson, Linda Spilker, Darrell Strobel
2006 Planetary and Space Science  
Finally, Jaumann et al. develop a method to convert the CASSINI-VIMS spectral data of Saturn's icy satellite into spectral maps.  ...  Roatsch et al. present new mosaic of medium-sized Saturn satellites at local and global scales, as derived from Voyager and Cassini images.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.pss.2006.06.005 fatcat:dp5fh2llqzcgnceljbuhal7wji

Quantifying Global Power Plant Carbon Dioxide Emissions With Imaging Spectroscopy

Daniel H. Cusworth, Riley M. Duren, Andrew K. Thorpe, Michael L. Eastwood, Robert O. Green, Philip E. Dennison, Christian Frankenberg, Joseph W. Heckler, Gregory P. Asner, Charles E. Miller
2021 AGU Advances  
Airborne surveys with the Next-Generation Airborne Visible/Infrared Imaging Spectrometer (AVIRIS-NG) have shown great success in mapping and quantifying methane (CH4) emissions across anthropogenic sectors  ...  In summary, the fine resolution mapping of GHG sources with airborne and satellite imaging spectrometers gets us to spatial scales where we can detect individual plumes at power plants and quantify their  ... 
doi:10.1029/2020av000350 fatcat:ggci46uef5hwlmrsf6vemsvxiq

TandEM: Titan and Enceladus mission

A. Coustenis, S. K. Atreya, T. Balint, R. H. Brown, M. K. Dougherty, F. Ferri, M. Fulchignoni, D. Gautier, R. A. Gowen, C. A. Griffith, L. I. Gurvits, R. Jaumann (+144 others)
2008 Experimental astronomy (Print)  
TandEM was proposed as an L-class (large) mission in response to ESA's Cosmic Vision 2015-2025 Call, and accepted for further studies, with the goal of exploring Titan and Enceladus.  ...  One spacecraft would be an orbiter with a large host of instruments which would perform several Enceladus flybys and deliver penetrators to its surface before going into a dedicated orbit around Titan  ...  Compositional context mapping from balloon NIR camera and mapping spectrometer Global compositional mapping (resolution <1 km) NIR camera and mapping spectrometer Depth of surface deposits Radar sounder  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10686-008-9103-z fatcat:tq6jrgdanbc7nfunov5z77m3tm

The GHGSat-D imaging spectrometer

Dylan Jervis, Jason McKeever, Berke O. A. Durak, James J. Sloan, David Gains, Daniel J. Varon, Antoine Ramier, Mathias Strupler, Ewan Tarrant
2021 Atmospheric Measurement Techniques  
Its instrument measures methane concentrations by collecting and spectrally decomposing solar backscattered radiation in the shortwave infrared using a compact fixed-cavity Fabry–Pérot imaging spectrometer  ...  Claire's mission has proven that small satellites can be used to identify and quantify methane emissions from industrial facilities, enabling operators to take prompt corrective action.  ...  This mission has proven that a compact spectrometer on a small satellite can be used to detect and quantify methane plumes from individual facilities with unambiguous attribution.  ... 
doi:10.5194/amt-14-2127-2021 fatcat:34b24njv5fgcfeea6sdpchdgzu

A review of close-range and screening technologies for measuring fugitive methane emissions in upstream oil and gas

Thomas A Fox, Thomas E Barchyn, David Risk, Arvind P Ravikumar, Chris H Hugenholtz
2019 Environmental Research Letters  
Methane-sensing satellites are improving rapidly and may soon be ready for facility-scale screening.  ...  We conclude with a speculative discussion of the future of LDAR, touching on integration, analytics, incentivization, and regulatory pathways.  ...  Conley et al 2016) or with imaging spectrometers that generate column-averaged methane concentrations (figure 3(d); e.g. Frankenberg et al 2016, Buckland et al 2017).  ... 
doi:10.1088/1748-9326/ab0cc3 fatcat:prmfbunbtnh5tmus5b55c24soy
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