Several big bets have been made on the ability of satellite data to improve carbon accounting. This panel will explore what is required for meaningful carbon accounting, where better earth data and better models will contribute, and what are their limitations.
Speakers: Melissa Weitz
Physical Scientist at EPA Office of Atmospheric Program
Melissa Weitz is a physical scientist in EPA’s Office of Atmospheric Programs where she focuses on quantification of methane emissions from oil and gas systems for the Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks. She is a Lead Reviewer for Annex I GHG Inventories for UNFCCC and was a Coordinating Lead Author for the Energy volume of the 2019 Refinement to the 2006 IPCC Guidelines for National Greenhouse Gas Inventories.