Quantifying point source emissions with atmospheric inversions and aircraft measurements: the Aliso Canyon natural gas leak as a tracer experiment

Sharon Gourdji1, Vineet Yadav2, Anna Karion3, Kimberly L Mueller1, Eric A Kort4, Steve Conley5, Thomas B Ryerson6 and Thomas Nehrkorn7, (1)National Institute of Standards and Technology Gaithersburg, Gaithersburg, MD, United States, (2)Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States, (3)NOAA, Earth System Research Laboratory, Boulder, CO, United States, (4)University of Michigan, Department of Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering, Ann Arbor, MI, United States, (5)Scientific Aviation, Boulder, CO, United States, (6)NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory, Chemical Sciences Division, Boulder, CO, United States, (7)AER Inc, Lexington, MA, United States