Articles | Volume 12, issue 4
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 12, 3383–3412, 2020
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 12, 3383–3412, 2020

Data description paper 14 Dec 2020

Data description paper | 14 Dec 2020

A decade of GOSAT Proxy satellite CH4 observations

Robert J. Parker et al.


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Short summary
This work presents the latest release of the University of Leicester GOSAT methane data and acts as the definitive description of this dataset. We detail the processing, validation and evaluation involved in producing these data and highlight its many applications. With now over a decade of global atmospheric methane observations, this dataset has helped, and will continue to help, us better understand the global methane budget and investigate how it may respond to a future changing climate.