Spain - 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 15,523
2000 17,414
2005 16,601
2008 15,787
2010 15,111

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 1,885
2000 2,587
2005 2,983
2008 2,734
2010 2,436

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 19.58
2000 18.52
2005 17.78
2008 16.39
2010 14.06

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 2,982.40
2000 2,493.00
2005 1,685.10
2008 1,224.90
2010 734.80

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 24,862
2000 27,423
2005 26,263
2008 24,161
2010 22,551

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Emissions