Guidebook updates

Draft updated EMEP/EEA Guidebook 2019

Instructions

Thank-you for your interest in the proposed updates to the EMEP/EEA Emissions Inventory Guidebook. The EEA has commissioned updates to the chapters given below, and we invite your comments/feedback on these draft chapters until the 23/11/2018. We will then amend the drafts accordingly, and will have them ready for an adoption decision at the 2019 TFEIP meeting.

 

Please use this Excel template for logging your feedback, and return the completed form to chris.dore@aether-uk.com with “Guidebook Feedback” in the e-mail title.

EMEP/EEA Guidebook Review Comment Log 

For information, there will be updates made to other chapters, and we expect these to be available next year, ahead of the 2019 TFEIP meeting.

 

Part A: General Guidance Chapters

These chapters are provided as track-changed documents so that you can see revisions.

2. Key Category Analysis and Methodological Choice - please note that we are proposing a change to the KCA trend methodology/calculations to maintain alignment with the IPCC

3. Data Collection

4. Time Series Consistency 

5. Uncertainties

6. Inventory Management, Improvement and QA/QC – this chapter will be updated after IPCC have finished their “2019 Refinement”. But we invite comments ahead of this (see details in the file)

7. Spatial Mapping of Emissions

8. Projections

 

3. Agriculture Chapters (and related Waste Chapter)

3.B Manure Management Chapter – proposed EF updates

3.B Explanation of revisions to manure store EFs: Manure Stores 

 

3.D Agricultural Soils Chapter – updates to EFs

3.D Explanation of revisions to solid manure application EFs: Solid Manure Application 

3.D Explanation of revisions to grazing EFs: Grazing 

3.D A summary of the changes made is given in this file: 3D Changes

3.D A comparison of “old” and “new” fertiliser EFs is given here: Fertiliser EF comparison

Explanation of how new fertiliser EFs have been derived 

 

5.B.2 Anaerobic Digestion at Biogas Facilities – updates to ensure consistency between agriculture and waste

 

The 2016 Guidebook chapters can be found here: https://www.eea.europa.eu//publications/emep-eea-guidebook-2016

More Guidebook chapters will be updated in Spring 2019. All chapters will be ready for approval at the 2019 TFEIP meeting (14-15th May).