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The satellite receives a sharp view of methane – Sprout Wired

There is a powerful new satellite to monitor the emission of methane (CH4) into the sky, one of the most important gases causing changes in human-inspired

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There is a powerful new satellite to monitor the emission of methane (CH4) into the sky, one of the most important gases causing changes in human-inspired weather.
Known as the Iris, the spacecraft can map CH4 plumes into the atmosphere for only 25 meters.
This makes it possible to identify the characteristics of individual sources, such as oil and gas.
Iris was started by Montreal, Canada-based GHGSat Company on September 2.
This is the pathfinder in which the firm hopes to become the 10th …

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