Iceland - Nitrous oxide emissions

Agricultural nitrous oxide emissions (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent)

Definition: Agricultural nitrous oxide emissions are emissions produced through fertilizer use (synthetic and animal manure), animal waste management, agricultural waste burning (nonenergy, on-site), and savannah burning.

Source: International Energy Agency (IEA Statistics © OECD/IEA, http://www.iea.org/stats/index.asp).

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Year Value
1990 336.30
2000 331.80
2005 332.80
2008 330.80
2010 311.80

Nitrous oxide emissions in energy sector (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent)

Definition: Nitrous oxide emissions from energy processes are emissions produced by the combustion of fossil fuels and biofuels.

Source: International Energy Agency (IEA Statistics © OECD/IEA, http://www.iea.org/stats/index.asp).

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Year Value
1990 24.60
2000 38.60
2005 42.10
2008 43.70
2010 14.00

Nitrous oxide emissions in industrial and energy processes (% of total nitrous oxide emissions)

Definition: Industrial nitrous oxide emissions are emissions produced during the manufacturing of adipic acid and nitric acid. Nitrous oxide emissions from energy processes are emissions produced by the combustion of fossil fuels and biofuels.

Source: International Energy Agency (IEA Statistics © OECD/IEA, http://www.iea.org/stats/index.asp).

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Year Value
1990 9.55
2000 9.77
2005 13.97
2008 14.59
2010 8.67

Industrial nitrous oxide emissions (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent)

Definition: Industrial nitrous oxide emissions are emissions produced during the manufacturing of adipic acid and nitric acid.

Source: International Energy Agency (IEA Statistics © OECD/IEA, http://www.iea.org/stats/index.asp).

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Year Value
1990 14.00
2000 0.00
2005 15.30
2008 16.70
2010 17.70

Nitrous oxide emissions (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent)

Definition: Nitrous oxide emissions are emissions from agricultural biomass burning, industrial activities, and livestock management.

Source: International Energy Agency (IEA Statistics © OECD/IEA, http://www.iea.org/stats/index.asp).

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Year Value
1990 404.00
2000 395.00
2005 410.90
2008 414.10
2010 365.50

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Emissions