Articles | Volume 13, issue 1
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 13, 341–353, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-13-341-2020
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 13, 341–353, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-13-341-2020

Research article 31 Jan 2020

Research article | 31 Jan 2020

Constraining the accuracy of flux estimates using OTM 33A

Rachel Edie et al.

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Ground-based measurements of emissions from oil and natural gas production are important for understanding emission distributions and improving emission inventories. Here, measurement technique Other Test Method 33A (OTM 33A) is validated through several test releases staged at the Methane Emissions Technology Evaluation Center. These tests suggest OTM 33A has no inherent bias and that a group of OTM measurements is within 5 % of the known mean emission rate.