Carbon Inventory for National Greenhouse Gas Inventory

All the Signatory Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) are required to prepare national greenhouse gas inventories periodically and report them to the UNFCCC. Greenhouse gas inventory includes estimation of emissions and removals of GHGs such as CO2, CH4 and N2O. Under the UNFCCC, Annex I or industrialized countries are expected to estimate and report the GHG emissions inventory annually whereas non-Annex I or developing countries are expected to submit the inventory only periodically and the interval between successive inventories is flexible (about 3-5 years). Most of the developing countries have already estimated and reported their GHG inventory as a component of their National Communication to UNFCCC (www.unfccc.int). The IPCC provides broad guidelines for estimating CO2 emissions and removals from different land-use sectors at the national level (IPCC 1996, 2006). However, the guidelines do not provide such details as sampling methods, measurement techniques, models for projections and for periodic monitoring of carbon stock changes and calculation procedures to convert the indicator parameters measured in the field and laboratory to tonnes of carbon stock changes per hectare.

Project Management Made Easy

Project Management Made Easy

What you need to know about… Project Management Made Easy! Project management consists of more than just a large building project and can encompass small projects as well. No matter what the size of your project, you need to have some sort of project management. How you manage your project has everything to do with its outcome.

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