Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder

Gabrielle Petron

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  • Oltmans SJ; Cheadle LC; Helmig D; Angot H; Petron G; Montzka SA; Dlugokencky EJ; Miller B; Hall B; Schnell RC. (Jun 2021). Atmospheric oil and natural gas hydrocarbon trends in the Northern Colorado Front Range are notably smaller than inventory emissions reductions. Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene , 9(1). 10.1525/elementa.2020.00136
  • Lan X; Basu S; Schwietzke S; Bruhwiler LMP; Dlugokencky EJ; Michel SE; Sherwood OA; Tans PP; Thoning K; Etiope G. (May 2021). Improved Constraints on Global Methane Emissions and Sinks Using delta C-13-CH4. Global Biogeochemical Cycles: an international journal of global change. 10.1029/2021gb007000
  • Lee H; Dlugokencky EJ; Turnbull JC; Lee S; Lehman SJ; Miller JB; Petron G; Lim J-S; Lee G-W; Lee S-S. (Oct 2020). Observations of atmospheric (CO2)-C-14 at Anmyeondo GAW station, South Korea: implications for fossil fuel CO2 and emission ratios. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics , 20(20), 12033-12045. 10.5194/acp-20-12033-2020
  • Patterson JD; Aydin M; Crotwell AM; Petron G; Severinghaus JP; Saltzman ES. (Jul 2020). Atmospheric History of H-2 Over the Past Century Reconstructed From South Pole Firn Air. Geophysical Research Letters , 47(14). 10.1029/2020GL087787
  • Emmons LK; Schwantes RH; Orlando JJ; Tyndall G; Kinnison D; Lamarque J-F; Marsh D; Mills MJ; Tilmes S; Bardeen C. (Apr 2020). The Chemistry Mechanism in the Community Earth System Model Version 2 (CESM2). Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems , 12(4). 10.1029/2019MS001882
  • Petron G; Miller B; Vaughn B; Thorley E; Kofler J; Mielke-Maday I; Sherwood O; Dlugokencky E; Hall B; Schwietzke S. (Jan 2020). Investigating large methane enhancements in the US San Juan Basin. Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene , 8(1). 10.1525/elementa.038
  • Mielke-Maday, I; Schwietzke, S; Yacovitch, TI; Miller, B; Conley, S; Kofler, J; Handley, P; Thorley, E; Herndon, SC; Hall, B; Dlugokencky, E; Lang, P; Wolter, S; Moglia, E; Crotwell, M; Crotwell, A; Rhodes, M; Kitzis, D; Vaughn, T; Bell, C; Zimmerle, D; Schnell, R; Petron, G. (5-Apr 2019). Methane source attribution in a US dry gas basin using spatial patterns of ground and airborne ethane and methane measurements. ELEMENTA-SCIENCE OF THE ANTHROPOCENE, 7. 10.1525/elementa.351
  • Schwietzke, S; Harrison, M; Lauderdale, T; Branson, K; Conley, S; George, FC; Jordan, D; Jersey, GR; Zhang, CY; Mairs, HL; Petron, G; Schnell, RC. (2-Jan 2019). Aerially guided leak detection and repair: A pilot field study for evaluating the potential of methane emission detection and cost-effectiveness. JOURNAL OF THE AIR & WASTE MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION, 69(1), 71-88. 10.1080/10962247.2018.1515123
  • Vaughn, TL, CS Bell, CK Pickering, S Schwietzke, GA Heath, G Petron, DJ Zimmerle, RC Schnell and D Nummedal. (13-Nov 2018). Temporal variability largely explains top-down/bottom-up difference in methane emission estimates from a natural gas production region. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 115(46), 11712-11717. 10.1073/pnas.1805687115
  • Cheadle, LC, SJ Oltmans, G Petron, RC Schnell, EJ Mattson, SC Herndon, AM Thompson, DR Blake and A McClure-Begley. (3-Nov 2017). Surface ozone in the Colorado northern Front Range and the influence of oil and gas development during FRAPPE/DISCOVER-AQ in summer 2014. ELEMENTA-SCIENCE OF THE ANTHROPOCENE, 5. 10.1525/elementa.254
  • Zimmerle, DJ, CK Pickering, CS Bell, GA Heath, D Nummedal, G Petron and TL Vaughn. (24-Nov 2017). Gathering pipeline methane emissions in Fayetteville shale pipelines and scoping guidelines for future pipeline measurement campaigns. ELEMENTA-SCIENCE OF THE ANTHROPOCENE, 5. 10.1525/elementa.258
  • Yacovitch, TI, C Daube, TL Vaughn, CS Bell, JR Roscioli, WB Knighton, DD Nelson, D Zimmerle, G Petron and SC Herndon. (24-Nov 2017). Natural gas facility methane emissions: measurements by tracer flux ratio in two US natural gas producing basins. ELEMENTA-SCIENCE OF THE ANTHROPOCENE, 5. 10.1525/elementa.251
  • Conley, S, I Faloona, S Mehrotra, M Suard, DH Lenschow, C Sweeney, S Herndon, S Schwietzke, G Petron, J Pifer, EA Kort and R Schnell. (13-Sep 2017). Application of Gausss theorem to quantify localized surface emissions from airborne measurements of wind and trace gases. ATMOSPHERIC MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES, 10(9), 3345-3358. 10.5194/amt-10-3345-2017
  • Schwietzke, S, G Petron, S Conley, C Pickering, I Mielke-Maday, EJ Dlugokencky, PP Tans, T Vaughn, C Bell, D Zimmerle, S Wolter, CW King, AB White, T Coleman, L Bianco and RC Schnell. (20-Jun 2017). Improved Mechanistic Understanding of Natural Gas Methane Emissions from Spatially Resolved Aircraft Measurements. ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, 51(12), 7286-7294. 10.1021/acs.est.7b01810
  • Vaughn, TL, CS Bell, TI Yacovitch, JR Roscioli, SC Herndon, S Conley, S Schwietzke, GA Heath, G Petron and D Zimmerle. (24-Nov 2017). Comparing facility-level methane emission rate estimates at natural gas gathering and boosting stations. ELEMENTA-SCIENCE OF THE ANTHROPOCENE, 5. 10.1525/elementa.257
  • Bell, CS, TL Vaughn, D Zimmerle, SC Herndon, TI Yacovitch, GA Heath, G Petron, R Edie, RA Field, SM Murphy, AM Robertson and J Soltis. (27-Dec 2017). Comparison of methane emission estimates from multiple measurement techniques at natural gas production pads. ELEMENTA-SCIENCE OF THE ANTHROPOCENE, 5. 10.1525/elementa.266
  • Bruhwiler, LM, S Basu, P Bergamaschi, P Bousquet, E Dlugokencky, S Houweling, M Ishizawa, H-S Kim, R Locatelli, S Maksyutov, S Montzka, S Pandey, PK Patra, G Petron, M Saunois, C Sweeney, S Schwietzke, P Tans and EC Weatherhead. (16-Apr 2017). US CH4 emissions from oil and gas production: Have recent large increases been detected?. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 122(7), 4070-4083. 10.1002/2016JD026157
  • Oltmans, SJ, A Karion, RC Schnell, G Petron, D Helmig, SA Montzka, S Wolter, D Neff, BR Miller, J Hueber, S Conley, BJ Johnson and C Sweeney. (28-Oct 2016). O-3, CH4, CO2, CO, NO2 and NMHC aircraft measurements in the Uinta Basin oil and gas region under low and high ozone conditions in winter 2012 and 2013. ELEMENTA-SCIENCE OF THE ANTHROPOCENE, 4. 10.12952/journal.elementa.000132
  • Schnell, RC, BJ Johnson, SJ Oltmans, P Cullis, C Sterling, E Hall, A Jordan, D Helmig, G Petron, R Ahmadov, J Wendell, R Albee, P Boylan, CR Thompson, J Evans, J Hueber, AJ Curtis and JH Park. (27-Sep 2016). Quantifying wintertime boundary layer ozone production from frequent profile measurements in the Uinta Basin, UT, oil and gas region. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 121(18), 11038-11054. 10.1002/2016JD025130
  • Rieker, Gregory B., Giorgetta, Fabrizio, Swann, William, Schroeder, Paul, Kofler, Jonathan, Sinclair, Laura C., Baumann, Esther, Petron, Gabrielle, Sweeney, Colm, Tans, Peter P., Coddington, Ian R., Newbury, Nathan R. (2015). Precision Atmospheric Trace Gas Monitoring with Frequency Comb Lasers. Frontiers in Optics. 10.1364/FIO.2015.FW4C.1
  • Yacovitch, TI, SC Herndon, G Petron, J Kofler, D Lyon, MS Zahniser and CE Kolb. (7-Jul 2015). Mobile Laboratory Observations of Methane Emissions in the Barnett Shale Region. ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, 49(13), 7889-7895. 10.1021/es506352j
  • Karion, A, C Sweeney, EA Kort, PB Shepson, A Brewer, M Cambaliza, SA Conley, K Davis, AJ Deng, M Hardesty, SC Herndon, T Lauvaux, T Lavoie, D Lyon, T Newberger, G Petron, C Rella, M Smith, S Wolter, TI Yacovitch and P Tans. (7-Jul 2015). Aircraft-Based Estimate of Total Methane Emissions from the Barnett Shale Region. ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, 49(13), 8124-8131. 10.1021/acs.est.5b00217
  • Ahmadov, R, S McKeen, M Trainer, R Banta, A Brewer, S Brown, PM Edwards, JA de Gouw, GJ Frost, J Gilman, D Helmig, B Johnson, A Karion, A Koss, A Langford, B Lerner, J Olson, S Oltmans, J Peischl, G Petron, Y Pichugina, JM Roberts, T Ryerson, R Schnell, C Senff, C Sweeney, C Thompson, PR Veres, C Warneke, R Wild, EJ Williams, B Yuan and R Zamora. (2015). Understanding high wintertime ozone pollution events in an oil- and natural gas-producing region of the western US. ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS, 15(1), 411-429. 10.5194/acp-15-411-2015
  • Rieker, GB, FR Giorgetta, WC Swann, J Kofler, AM Zolot, LC Sinclair, E Baumann, C Cromer, G Petron, C Sweeney, PP Tans, I Coddington and NR Newbury. (20-Nov 2014). Frequency-comb-based remote sensing of greenhouse gases over kilometer air paths. OPTICA, 1(5), 290-298. 10.1364/OPTICA.1.000290
  • Oltmans, S. J., A. Karion, R. C. Schnell, G. Petron, C. Sweeney, S. Wolter, D. Neff, S. A. Montzka, B. R. Miller, D. Helmig, B. J. Johnson and J. Hueber. (2014). A high ozone episode in winter 2013 in the Uinta Basin oil and gas region characterized by aircraft measurements. Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., 14, 20117-20157. 10.5194/acpd-14-20117-2014
  • Li, R, C Warneke, M Graus, R Field, F Geiger, PR Veres, J Soltis, SM Li, SM Murphy, C Sweeney, G Petron, JM Roberts and J de Gouw. (2014). Measurements of hydrogen sulfide (H2S) using PTR-MS: calibration, humidity dependence, inter-comparison and results from field studies in an oil and gas production region. ATMOSPHERIC MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES, 7(10), 3597-3610. 10.5194/amt-7-3597-2014
  • Warneke, C, F Geiger, PM Edwards, W Dube, G Petron, J Kofler, A Zahn, SS Brown, M Graus, JB Gilman, BM Lerner, J Peischl, TB Ryerson, JA de Gouw and JM Roberts. (2014). Volatile organic compound emissions from the oil and natural gas industry in the Uintah Basin, Utah: oil and gas well pad emissions compared to ambient air composition. ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS, 14(20), 10977-10988. 10.5194/acp-14-10977-2014
  • Moore, CW, B Zielinska, G Petron and RB Jackson. (5-Aug 2014). Air Impacts of Increased Natural Gas Acquisition, Processing, and Use: A Critical Review. ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, 48(15), 8349-8359. 10.1021/es4053472
  • Yacovitch, TI, SC Herndon, JR Roscioli, C Floerchinger, RM McGovern, M Agnese, G Petron, J Kofler, C Sweeney, A Karion, SA Conley, EA Kort, L Nahle, M Fischer, L Hildebrandt, J Koeth, JB McManus, DD Nelson, MS Zahniser and CE Kolb. (15-Jul 2014). Demonstration of an Ethane Spectrometer for Methane Source Identification. ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, 48(14), 8028-8034. 10.1021/es501475q
  • Petron, G, A Karion, C Sweeney, BR Miller, SA Montzka, GJ Frost, M Trainer, P Tans, A Andrews, J Kofler, D Helmig, D Guenther, E Dlugokencky, P Lang, T Newberger, S Wolter, B Hall, P Novelli, A Brewer, S Conley, M Hardesty, R Banta, A White, D Noone, D Wolfe and R Schnell. (16-Jun 2014). A new look at methane and nonmethane hydrocarbon emissions from oil and natural gas operations in the Colorado Denver-Julesburg Basin. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 119(11), 6836-6852. 10.1002/2013JD021272
  • Oltmans, Samuel, Russell Schnell, Bryan Johnson, Gabrielle Petron, Thomas Mefford and III Ryan Neely. (MAR 4 2014 2014). Anatomy of wintertime ozone associated with oil and natural gas extraction activity in Wyoming and Utah. Elementa-Science of the Anthropocene, 2, 24-Article No.: 000024. 10.12952/journal.elementa.000024
  • Petrenko, VV, P Martinerie, P Novelli, DM Etheridge, I Levin, Z Wang, T Blunier, J Chappellaz, J Kaiser, P Lang, LP Steele, S Hammer, J Mak, RL Langenfelds, J Schwander, JP Severinghaus, E Witrant, G Petron, MO Battle, G Forster, WT Sturges, JF Lamarque, K Steffen and JWC White. (2013). A 60 yr record of atmospheric carbon monoxide reconstructed from Greenland firn air. ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS, 13(15), 7567-7585. 10.5194/acp-13-7567-2013
  • LaFranchi, BW, G Petron, JB Miller, SJ Lehman, AE Andrews, EJ Dlugokencky, B Hall, BR Miller, SA Montzka, W Neff, PC Novelli, C Sweeney, JC Turnbull, DE Wolfe, PP Tans, KR Gurney and TP Guilderson. (2013). Constraints on emissions of carbon monoxide, methane, and a suite of hydrocarbons in the Colorado Front Range using observations of (CO2)-C-14. ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS, 13(21), 11101-11120. 10.5194/acp-13-11101-2013
  • Karion, A, C Sweeney, G Petron, G Frost, RM Hardesty, J Kofler, BR Miller, T Newberger, S Wolter, R Banta, A Brewer, E Dlugokencky, P Lang, SA Montzka, R Schnell, P Tans, M Trainer, R Zamora and S Conley. (28-Aug 2013). Methane emissions estimate from airborne measurements over a western United States natural gas field. GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, 40(16), 4393-4397. 10.1002/grl.50811
  • Brioude, J, G Petron, GJ Frost, R Ahmadov, WM Angevine, EY Hsie, SW Kim, SH Lee, SA McKeen, M Trainer, FC Fehsenfeld, JS Holloway, J Peischl, TB Ryerson and KR Gurney. (10-Mar 2012). A new inversion method to calculate emission inventories without a prior at mesoscale: Application to the anthropogenic CO2 emission from Houston, Texas. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 117. 10.1029/2011JD016918
  • Petron, G, G Frost, BR Miller, AI Hirsch, SA Montzka, A Karion, M Trainer, C Sweeney, AE Andrews, L Miller, J Kofler, A Bar-Ilan, EJ Dlugokencky, L Patrick, CT Moore, TB Ryerson, C Siso, W Kolodzey, PM Lang, T Conway, P Novelli, K Masarie, B Hall, D Guenther, D Kitzis, J Miller, D Welsh, D Wolfe, W Neff and P Tans. (21-Feb 2012). Hydrocarbon emissions characterization in the Colorado Front Range: A pilot study. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 117. 10.1029/2011JD016360
  • Brioude, J, SW Kim, WM Angevine, GJ Frost, SH Lee, SA McKeen, M Trainer, FC Fehsenfeld, JS Holloway, TB Ryerson, EJ Williams, G Petron and JD Fast. (19-Oct 2011). Top-down estimate of anthropogenic emission inventories and their interannual variability in Houston using a mesoscale inverse modeling technique. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 116. 10.1029/2011JD016215
  • Masarie, KA, G Petron, A Andrews, L Bruhwiler, TJ Conway, AR Jacobson, JB Miller, PP Tans, DE Worthy and W Peters. (9-Sep 2011). Impact of CO2 measurement bias on CarbonTracker surface flux estimates. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 116. 10.1029/2011JD016270
  • Stroppiana, D, PA Brivio, JM Gregoire, C Liousse, B Guillaume, C Granier, A Mieville, M Chin and G Petron. (2010). Comparison of global inventories of CO emissions from biomass burning derived from remotely sensed data. ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS, 10(24), 12173-12189. 10.5194/acp-10-12173-2010
  • Mieville, A, C Granier, C Liousse, B Guillaume, F Mouillot, JF Lamarque, JM Gregoire and G Petron. (APR 2010). Emissions of gases and particles from biomass burning during the 20th century using satellite data and an historical reconstruction. ATMOSPHERIC ENVIRONMENT, 44(11), 1469-1477. 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2010.01.011
  • Petron, G, P Tans, G Frost, DL Chao and M Trainer. (18-Oct 2008). High-resolution emissions of CO(2) from power generation in the USA. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-BIOGEOSCIENCES, 113(G4). 10.1029/2007JG000602
  • Peters, W, AR Jacobson, C Sweeney, AE Andrews, TJ Conway, K Masarie, JB Miller, LMP Bruhwiler, G Petron, AI Hirsch, DEJ Worthy, GR van der Werf, JT Randerson, PO Wennberg, MC Krol and PP Tans. (27-Nov 2007). An atmospheric perspective on North American carbon dioxide exchange: CarbonTracker. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 104(48), 18925-18930. 10.1073/pnas.0708986104
  • Edwards, DP, G Petron, PC Novelli, LK Emmons, JC Gille and JR Drummond. (18-Aug 2006). Southern Hemisphere carbon monoxide interannual variability observed by Terra/Measurement of Pollution in the Troposphere (MOPITT). JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 111(D16). 10.1029/2006JD007079
  • Shindell, DT, G Faluvegi, DS Stevenson, MC Krol, LK Emmons, JF Lamarque, G Petron, FJ Dentener, K Ellingsen, MG Schultz, O Wild, M Amann, CS Atherton, DJ Bergmann, I Bey, T Butler, J Cofala, WJ Collins, RG Derwent, RM Doherty, J Drevet, HJ Eskes, AM Fiore, M Gauss, DA Hauglustaine, LW Horowitz, ISA Isaksen, MG Lawrence, V Montanaro, JF Muller, G Pitari, MJ Prather, JA Pyle, S Rast, JM Rodriguez, MG Sanderson, NH Savage, SE Strahan, K Sudo, S Szopa, N Unger, TPC van Noije and G Zeng. (14-Oct 2006). Multimodel simulations of carbon monoxide: Comparison with observations and projected near-future changes. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 111(D19). 10.1029/2006JD007100
  • Pfister, G, PG Hess, LK Emmons, JF Lamarque, C Wiedinmyer, DP Edwards, G Petron, JC Gille and GW Sachse. (14-Jun 2005). Quantifying CO emissions from the 2004 Alaskan wildfires using MOPITT CO data. GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, 32(11). 10.1029/2005GL022995
  • Wiedinmyer, C, J Greenberg, A Guenther, B Hopkins, K Baker, C Geron, PI Palmer, BP Long, JR Turner, G Petron, P Harley, TE Pierce, B Lamb, H Westberg, W Baugh, M Koerber and M Janssen. (24-Sep 2005). Ozarks Isoprene Experiment (OZIE): Measurements and modeling of the "isoprene volcano\. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 110(D18). 10.1029/2005JD005800
  • Yudin, VA, G Petron, JF Lamarque, BV Khattatov, PG Hess, LV Lyjak, JC Gille, DP Edwards, MN Deeter and LK Emmons. (21-Oct 2004). Assimilation of the 2000-2001 CO MOPITT retrievals with optimized surface emissions. GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, 31(20). 10.1029/2004GL021037
  • Edwards, DP, LK Emmons, DA Hauglustaine, DA Chu, JC Gille, YJ Kaufman, G Petron, LN Yurganov, L Giglio, MN Deeter, V Yudin, DC Ziskin, J Warner, JF Lamarque, GL Francis, SP Ho, D Mao, J Chen, EI Grechko and JR Drummond. (16-Dec 2004). Observations of carbon monoxide and aerosols from the Terra satellite: Northern Hemisphere variability. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 109(D24). 10.1029/2004JD004727
  • Pfister, G, G Petron, LK Emmons, JC Gille, DP Edwards, JF Lamarque, JL Attie, C Granier and PC Novelli. (6-Oct 2004). Evaluation of CO simulations and the analysis of the CO budget for Europe. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES, 109(D19). 10.1029/2004JD004691
  • Petron, G, C Granier, B Khattatov, V Yudin, JF Lamarque, L Emmons, J Gille and DP Edwards. (10-Nov 2004). Monthly CO surface sources inventory based on the 2000-2001 MOPITT satellite data. GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, 31(21). 10.1029/2004GL020560
  • Granier, C, G Petron, JF Muller and G Brasseur. (2000). The impact of natural and anthropogenic hydrocarbons on the tropospheric budget of carbon monoxide. ATMOSPHERIC ENVIRONMENT, 34(29-30), 5255-5270. 10.1016/S1352-2310(00)00299-5