Greenhouse gas reporting for the LULUCF sector in the Netherlands: methodological background

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This report provides a complete methodological description of the Dutch National System for Greenhouse gas Reporting of the LULUCF sector for the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The methodologies follow the IPCC 2006 guidelines for Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land-Uses (AFOLU).
Based on these guidelines, this report provides detailed descriptions and motivations of the used methods, activity data, and emission factors for calculation of the emissions and removals as reported in the National Inventory Report (NIR). The structure of the report follows the structure for national inventory reports as
laid out in the appendix to Decision 24/CP.19 of the UNFCCC.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationWageningen
PublisherStatutory Research Tasks Unit for Nature & the Environment (WOT Natuur & Milieu)
Number of pages78
Publication statusPublished - 2015

Publication series

NameWOt-technical report
ISSN (Print)2352-2739



  • greenhouse gases
  • air pollutants
  • greenhouse effect
  • climatic change
  • emission
  • methodology
  • netherlands

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