The authors are scientists at Shell.
Blowin' in the wind
Article first published online: 20 JUN 2013
© 2013 The Royal Statistical Society
Volume 10, Issue 3, pages 17–19, June 2013
How to Cite
Hirst, B., Jonathan, P. and Randell, D. (2013), Blowin' in the wind. Significance, 10: 17–19. doi: 10.1111/j.1740-9713.2013.00660.x
Hirst, B., Jonathan, P., Randell, D., González del Cueto, F. and Kosut, O. (2013) Locating and quantifying gas emission sources using remotely obtained concentration data. Atmospheric Environment, 74, 141–158.
- Issue published online: 20 JUN 2013
- Article first published online: 20 JUN 2013
It is increasingly important to quantify emissions of environmentally sensitive gases into the atmosphere. Bill Hirst, Philip Jonathan, David Randell and colleagues1 show that provided you understand how the atmosphere mixes as it moves, the answer to “who is emitting what, how much and where” is literally blowing in the wind.