Articles | Volume 14, issue 2
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 14, 1111–1126, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-14-1111-2021
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 14, 1111–1126, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-14-1111-2021

Research article 11 Feb 2021

Research article | 11 Feb 2021

MUCCnet: Munich Urban Carbon Column network

Florian Dietrich et al.

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Short summary
Climate change is one of the defining issues of our time. However, most of the current emission estimates are based on calculations, not on actual measurements as it is difficult to quantify the emissions of large sources such as cities. This study shows how to use the relatively new approach of column measurements to quantify urban greenhouse gas emissions in an exact way using only a few compact measurement systems. The approach can be used to evaluate the effectiveness of mitigation policies.