Articles | Volume 13, issue 4
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-13-2095-2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-13-2095-2020
Development and technical paper
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28 Apr 2020
Development and technical paper |  | 28 Apr 2020

Bayesian spatio-temporal inference of trace gas emissions using an integrated nested Laplacian approximation and Gaussian Markov random fields

Luke M. Western, Zhe Sha, Matthew Rigby, Anita L. Ganesan, Alistair J. Manning, Kieran M. Stanley, Simon J. O'Doherty, Dickon Young, and Jonathan Rougier

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Assessments of greenhouse gas emissions using atmospheric measurements and meteorological models, or top-down methods, are important to verify national inventories or produce a stand-alone estimate where no inventory exists. We present a novel top-down method to estimate emissions. This approach uses a fast method called an integrated nested Laplacian approximation to estimate how these emissions are correlated with other emissions in different locations and at different times.