Infrared images like this one taken Dec. 9, are making it possible to see the massive escape of methane and other gases from the Aliso Canyon Gas Storage Field in Los Angeles County. Photo: EDF

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by Ingrid Lobet | inewsource

Methane, an invisible, powerful climate-change gas, is showing up in some unexpected places in San Diego as researchers conduct some of the first surveys in the county.

The research shines a light on how little is known about total emissions of the important gas.

Click on the interactive map to find levels of methane measured in the air by Chun-Ta Lai of San Diego State University.

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