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Global Methane Budget

Data Sources

The update of the Global Methane Budget is possible thanks to many institutions, observational networks and modeling groups around the world.

All datasets and modeling output to complete the Global Methane Budget 2020 are described in detail in Saunois et al. (2020) ESSD https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-12-1561-2020.

All datasets contributing to the Global Methane Budget 2020 are archived in ICOS. Data for 2016 can be found in The Global Methane Budget Archive.

Data Sources and Terms of Use

The use of data is conditional on citing the original data sources. Full details on how to cite the data are given at the top of each page. For research projects using the data, if the data are essential to the work, or if an important result or conclusion depends on the data, co-authorship may need to be considered. The Global Carbon Project facilitates access to data to encourage its use and promote a good understanding of the biogeochemical cycles. Respecting original data sources is key to help secure the support of data providers to enhance, maintain and update valuable data.