Major Energy Companies Join Forces to Battle Methane Emissions
Scientific Aviation today announced the launch of Project Falcon, a 6-month joint industry partner study that aims to determine the best way to deploy continuous methane monitoring technology that will allow energy companies to find, detect, and repair methane leaks faster.
Boulder aviation firm important player in large emissions survey
published by The Daily Camera on December 17, 2019
Scientific Aviation is a key player in a first-of-its-kind emissions survey addressing large-scale emissions throughout Texas’ Permian Basin
Scientific Aviation featured by Boulder’s Channel 8 News
published by Channel 8 News on December 17, 2019
As a winner of 2019’s Colorado Companies to Watch award, Scientific Aviation was profiled by Boulder’s Channel 8 News.
It’s a vast, invisible menace. We made it visible.
published by The New York Times on December 12, 2019
In this New York Times climate report, Scientific Aviation partnered with reporters to bring methane emissions to light.
Colorado talks a big game on methane. Bad data, no best practices say otherwise.
published by Colorado Public Radio on December 5, 2019
Colorado’s methane management is well-known, but recent data-related observations challenge its status.
City of Boulder honors Scientific Aviation as 2019 CCTW winner
published by City of Boulder on December 4, 2019
Scientific Aviation was named one of the 2019 Colorado Companies to Watch, an honor awarded to innovative up-and-comers.
Detection of methane leak from space could herald a revolution
published by Forbes on November 27, 2019
Earlier this year, satellites detected a massive methane plume in Turkmenistan. Could this lead the way for future leak detection tech?
A third of California methane traced to a few super-emitters
published by Phys.org on November 7, 2019
In a new paper published in Nature, the results of a California-based cooperative study reveal surprising truths about California’s methane.
Methane Detectives: Can a Wave of New Technology Slash Natural Gas Leaks?
published by Yale Environment 360 on October 31, 2019
Colorado’s Front Range is quickly emerging as the national hub for methane detection innovators.
Permian methane measurements will aid New Mexico regulators
published by Environmental Defense Fund on October 16, 2019
The EDF and Scientific Aviation are partnering for a large-scale evaluation of gas emissions in the Permian Basin.read more
Eco-Group to Monitor Methane Emissions in the Permian
published by Kallanish Energy on October 9, 2019
The Permian Basin is one of the most highly productive regions for oil and gas in the continent of North America.
New Initiative will Map and Measure Methane Emissions Across the Permian Basin
published by Environmental Defense Fund on October 2, 2019
Scientific Aviation will be conducting a series of flights throughout the Permian Basin.
Teens get insider’s view of aviation, science Tuesday at Boulder Airport
published in the Boulder Daily Camera on July 10, 2019
CU Boulder’s summer science camp students had the opportunity to fly drones with Scientific Aviation.
Berkeley Lab Project to Pinpoint Methane ‘Super Emitter’
published by UC Berkeley on May 21, 2019
A California Energy Commission-funded study aims to locate the largest sources of California’s methane.
Colorado’s vaunted oil and gas rules are flawed and inadequately enforced
published by The Colorado Independent on April 16, 2019
Colorado’s air quality regulations are never without debate, which is why groups like Sci Av are working to accurately evaluate emissions.
Free Flight Time for Projects in Atmospheric Sciences
published by EOS Earth & Space News on October 31, 2018
Scientific Aviation’s SAFIRE program will provide atmospheric scientists with up to 100 free flight hours, to be used for innovative and engaging projects in atmospheric science.
Study reconciles persistent gap in natural gas methane emissions measurements
published by Colorado State University on October 29, 2018
Scientific Aviation participated in a first-of-its-kind top-down and bottom-up evaluation of Colorado methane emissions.
First statewide estimation of NOx in California
published by The California Aggie on March 6, 2018
A Scientific Aviation and UC Davis partnered study showed that NOx emissions from agriculture are far greater than previously thought.
Scientists converge to study ozone, an atmospheric mystery near Lake Michigan
published on Phys.org on July 3, 2017
Elevated ozone levels fueled interest for a study aiming to unravel the mystery of poor air quality near Lake Michigan.
NASA’s Arctic ecosystem science flights begin
published on Phys.org on May 24, 2017
The Arctic Boreal Vulnerability Experiment (ABoVE) has started the second year of its campaign, which will use airborne instruments to monitor ecosystems in Alaska and northwestern Canada.
New Methane Leak Detector Could Save Oil Industry $30 Billion Per Year
published on OilPrice.com on February 2, 2017
Rapid, effective methane monitoring solutions offer benefits to regulators and industry partners alike.
R&D Program seeks to reduce methane emissions
published by Offshore on January 13, 2017
The Department of Energy is engaging in several new projects aiming to locate and reduce large methane emission sources.
The Invisible Catastrophe
published in the New York Times on March 31, 2016
Over the course of four months, 97,100 metric tons of methane quietly leaked out of a single well into California’s sky. Scientists and residents are still trying to figure out just how much damage was done.
Porter Ranch leak declared largest methane leak in U.S. history
published by Los Angeles Times on February 25, 2016
Initial readings were shockingly high, but it turns out Scientific Aviation’s first estimate was correct: over 97,000 tons of methane.
The size of the California methane leak isn’t the scariest part of the story
published in Smithsonian Magazine on February 26, 2017
The Aliso Canyon leak doubled Los Angeles’ methane emissions—and it’s just one disaster we were lucky enough to find.
How much damage is the Porter Ranch leak doing to the climate?
published by Los Angeles Times on January 24, 2016
Methane is one of the most potent greenhouse gases, possessing nearly 30 times as much warming potential as CO2.
The Lone Pilot Flying Over California’s Giant Methane Leak
published in Wired on January 12, 2016
When the Aliso Canyon disaster struck, Scientific Aviation was first on scene to address the national crisis.
Probe Takes Aim at US Methane Plume Mystery
published in AlJazeera America on May 6, 2015
NASA and NOAA scientists identify and measure man-made and natural sources of emission hot spot in Southwest