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Sensors 2015, 15(9), 21315-21326; doi:10.3390/s150921315

Field Test of a Remote Multi-Path CLaDS Methane Sensor

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Electrical Engineering Department, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
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Wroclaw Research Centre EIT+, 54-066 Wrocław, Poland
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Physical Sciences Inc., 20 New England Business Center, Andover, MA 01810, USA
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Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space, and Department of Earth Sciences, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH 03824, USA
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Academic Editor: Mark A. Arnold
Received: 29 July 2015 / Revised: 15 August 2015 / Accepted: 25 August 2015 / Published: 28 August 2015
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Chemical Sensors based on In Situ Spectroscopy)
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Abstract

Existing technologies for quantifying methane emissions are often limited to single point sensors, making large area environmental observations challenging. We demonstrate the operation of a remote, multi-path system using Chirped Laser Dispersion Spectroscopy (CLaDS) for quantification of atmospheric methane concentrations over extended areas, a technology that shows potential for monitoring emissions from wetlands. View Full-Text
Keywords: optical dispersion spectroscopy; laser spectroscopy; remote sensing optical dispersion spectroscopy; laser spectroscopy; remote sensing
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Plant, G.; Nikodem, M.; Mulhall, P.; Varner, R.K.; Sonnenfroh, D.; Wysocki, G. Field Test of a Remote Multi-Path CLaDS Methane Sensor. Sensors 2015, 15, 21315-21326.

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