Iceland - Nitrous oxide emissions

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

The value for Agricultural nitrous oxide emissions (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent) in Iceland was 330.80 as of 2008. As the graph below shows, over the past 38 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 380.51 in 1978 and a minimum value of 314.64 in 1995.

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: European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC)/Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (PBL). Emission Database for Global Atmospheric Research (EDGAR): http://edgar.jrc.ec.europa.eu/

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Year Value
1970 341.55
1971 342.30
1972 351.88
1973 361.62
1974 362.95
1975 372.41
1976 372.05
1977 373.00
1978 380.51
1979 379.96
1980 363.55
1981 368.42
1982 359.75
1983 359.01
1984 353.60
1985 350.65
1986 347.06
1987 333.16
1988 330.86
1989 333.53
1990 336.27
1991 330.99
1992 320.07
1993 327.31
1994 323.67
1995 314.64
1996 325.21
1997 328.88
1998 334.73
1999 340.90
2000 331.77
2001 330.22
2002 334.18
2003 334.63
2004 332.77
2005 332.80
2006 331.96
2007 331.47
2008 330.80

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

The value for Nitrous oxide emissions in energy sector (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent) in Iceland was 15.08 as of 2008. As the graph below shows, over the past 38 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 77.01 in 1988 and a minimum value of 13.69 in 1990.

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

Source: European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC)/Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (PBL). Emission Database for Global Atmospheric Research (EDGAR): http://edgar.jrc.ec.europa.eu/

See also:

Year Value
1970 27.33
1971 27.72
1972 35.05
1973 40.15
1974 48.88
1975 53.27
1976 52.12
1977 56.95
1978 61.06
1979 54.65
1980 47.02
1981 46.25
1982 44.75
1983 46.66
1984 51.35
1985 60.90
1986 65.40
1987 65.40
1988 77.01
1989 76.63
1990 13.69
1991 14.30
1992 14.29
1993 14.84
1994 15.99
1995 15.71
1996 18.12
1997 16.52
1998 17.19
1999 17.30
2000 17.93
2001 17.47
2002 17.14
2003 16.75
2004 16.85
2005 16.36
2006 17.02
2007 17.43
2008 15.08

Nitrous oxide emissions in energy sector (% of total)

Nitrous oxide emissions in energy sector (% of total) in Iceland was 3.91 as of 2008. Its highest value over the past 38 years was 16.91 in 1988, while its lowest value was 3.35 in 1990.

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

Source: World Bank staff estimates from original source: European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC)/Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (PBL). Emission Database for Global Atmospheric Research (EDGAR): http://edgar.jrc.ec.europa.eu/.

See also:

Year Value
1970 6.80
1971 6.87
1972 8.30
1973 9.11
1974 10.94
1975 11.46
1976 11.20
1977 12.11
1978 12.63
1979 11.46
1980 10.42
1981 10.08
1982 10.09
1983 10.35
1984 11.30
1985 13.27
1986 14.19
1987 14.70
1988 16.91
1989 16.85
1990 3.35
1991 3.53
1992 3.63
1993 3.71
1994 3.98
1995 4.11
1996 4.52
1997 4.18
1998 4.31
1999 4.30
2000 4.56
2001 4.53
2002 4.41
2003 4.31
2004 4.36
2005 4.25
2006 4.38
2007 4.54
2008 3.91

Nitrous oxide emissions (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent)

The value for Nitrous oxide emissions (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent) in Iceland was 368.96 as of 2012. As the graph below shows, over the past 42 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 483.28 in 1978 and a minimum value of 365.49 in 2010.

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

Source: European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC)/Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (PBL). Emission Database for Global Atmospheric Research (EDGAR): http://edgar.jrc.ec.europa.eu/

See also:

Year Value
1970 401.86
1971 403.47
1972 422.33
1973 440.89
1974 446.81
1975 464.75
1976 465.18
1977 470.20
1978 483.28
1979 477.02
1980 451.42
1981 458.95
1982 443.46
1983 450.75
1984 454.24
1985 459.05
1986 461.00
1987 445.02
1988 455.37
1989 454.79
1990 408.55
1991 405.31
1992 394.04
1993 400.15
1994 401.58
1995 382.53
1996 400.68
1997 395.52
1998 399.08
1999 402.58
2000 392.94
2001 385.57
2002 388.74
2003 388.77
2004 386.67
2005 385.21
2006 388.59
2007 384.06
2008 385.51
2009 369.59
2010 365.49
2011 367.23
2012 368.96

Nitrous oxide emissions (% change from 1990)

The value for Nitrous oxide emissions (% change from 1990) in Iceland was -9.69 as of 2012. As the graph below shows, over the past 21 years this indicator reached a maximum value of -0.79 in 1991 and a minimum value of -10.54 in 2010.

Definition: Nitrous oxide emissions are emissions from agricultural biomass burning, industrial activities, and livestock management. Each year of data shows the percentage change to that year from 1990.

Source: World Bank staff estimates from original source: European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC)/Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (PBL). Emission Database for Global Atmospheric Research (EDGAR): http://edgar.jrc.ec.europa.eu/.

See also:

Year Value
1991 -0.79
1992 -3.55
1993 -2.06
1994 -1.70
1995 -6.37
1996 -1.93
1997 -3.19
1998 -2.32
1999 -1.46
2000 -3.82
2001 -5.62
2002 -4.85
2003 -4.84
2004 -5.35
2005 -5.71
2006 -4.89
2007 -5.99
2008 -5.64
2009 -9.53
2010 -10.54
2011 -10.11
2012 -9.69

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Emissions