June 2023 Airborne Methane Flyover - Contractor Final Report
The project described in this report is part of multi-phase technology demonstration research project.
The overarching goals of this project are to demonstrate the utility of methane plume remote sensing in
monitoring and detecting methane emissions, understanding the sources and potential for fixing leaks,
and to understand and improve State processes.
What does this report contain?
This report describes work performed by the contractor, Carbon Mapper, and its affiliates. The report is
limited to the plume data gathered through airborne flights. The contract and this report does not cover
any follow-up with the owner/operator of the infrastructure. In all cases where the data passed our
QA/QC the State initiated follow-up actions including operator actions and state and local agency followup.
The outcomes of these follow-up actions are outside of the scope of this report and will be
described in a companion report prepared and released by CARB.