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Title: Geographic patterns of carbon dioxide emissions from fossil-fuel burning, hydraulic cement production, and gas flaring on a one degree by one degree grid cell basis: 1950 to 1990

Abstract

Data sets of one degree latitude by one degree longitude carbon dioxide (CO{sub 2}) emissions in units of thousand metric tons of carbon (C) per year from anthropogenic sources have been produced for 1950, 1960, 1970, 1980 and 1990. Detailed geographic information on CO{sub 2} emissions can be critical in understanding the pattern of the atmospheric and biospheric response to these emissions. Global, regional and national annual estimates for 1950 through 1992 were published previously. Those national, annual CO{sub 2} emission estimates were based on statistics on fossil-fuel burning, cement manufacturing and gas flaring in oil fields as well as energy production, consumption and trade data, using the methods of Marland and Rotty. The national annual estimates were combined with gridded one-degree data on political units and 1984 human populations to create the new gridded CO{sub 2} emission data sets. The same population distribution was used for each of the years as proxy for the emission distribution within each country. The implied assumption for that procedure was that per capita energy use and fuel mix is uniform over a political unit. The consequence of this first-order procedure is that the spatial changes observed over time are solely due to changesmore » in national energy consumption and nation-based fuel mix. Increases in emissions over time are apparent for most areas.« less

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [3];  [4];  [5]
  1. ed.; Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States). Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center
  2. Univ. of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK (United States). Inst. of Northern Engineering
  3. Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States). Environmental Sciences Div.
  4. Univ. of Victoria, British Columbia (Canada)
  5. Columbia Univ., New York, NY (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab., Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Research, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
666249
Report Number(s):
ORNL/CDIAC-97
R&D Project: ERKP176; ON: DE98054728; BR: KP1204010; TRN: AHC29819%%409
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-96OR22464
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: DN: Environmental Sciences Division publication number 4646; PBD: Mar 1997
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; 29 ENERGY PLANNING AND POLICY; CARBON DIOXIDE; EMISSION; CARBON CYCLE; AIR POLLUTION; POLLUTION SOURCES; NUMERICAL DATA; INFORMATION SYSTEMS; DATA ANALYSIS; DATA BASE MANAGEMENT

Citation Formats

Brenkert, A L, Andres, R J, Marland, G, Fung, I, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, New York, NY, Matthews, E, and National Aeronautics and Space Administration, New York, NY. Geographic patterns of carbon dioxide emissions from fossil-fuel burning, hydraulic cement production, and gas flaring on a one degree by one degree grid cell basis: 1950 to 1990. United States: N. p., 1997. Web. doi:10.2172/666249.
Brenkert, A L, Andres, R J, Marland, G, Fung, I, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, New York, NY, Matthews, E, & National Aeronautics and Space Administration, New York, NY. Geographic patterns of carbon dioxide emissions from fossil-fuel burning, hydraulic cement production, and gas flaring on a one degree by one degree grid cell basis: 1950 to 1990. United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/666249
Brenkert, A L, Andres, R J, Marland, G, Fung, I, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, New York, NY, Matthews, E, and National Aeronautics and Space Administration, New York, NY. Sat . "Geographic patterns of carbon dioxide emissions from fossil-fuel burning, hydraulic cement production, and gas flaring on a one degree by one degree grid cell basis: 1950 to 1990". United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/666249. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/666249.
@article{osti_666249,
title = {Geographic patterns of carbon dioxide emissions from fossil-fuel burning, hydraulic cement production, and gas flaring on a one degree by one degree grid cell basis: 1950 to 1990},
author = {Brenkert, A L and Andres, R J and Marland, G and Fung, I and National Aeronautics and Space Administration, New York, NY and Matthews, E and National Aeronautics and Space Administration, New York, NY},
abstractNote = {Data sets of one degree latitude by one degree longitude carbon dioxide (CO{sub 2}) emissions in units of thousand metric tons of carbon (C) per year from anthropogenic sources have been produced for 1950, 1960, 1970, 1980 and 1990. Detailed geographic information on CO{sub 2} emissions can be critical in understanding the pattern of the atmospheric and biospheric response to these emissions. Global, regional and national annual estimates for 1950 through 1992 were published previously. Those national, annual CO{sub 2} emission estimates were based on statistics on fossil-fuel burning, cement manufacturing and gas flaring in oil fields as well as energy production, consumption and trade data, using the methods of Marland and Rotty. The national annual estimates were combined with gridded one-degree data on political units and 1984 human populations to create the new gridded CO{sub 2} emission data sets. The same population distribution was used for each of the years as proxy for the emission distribution within each country. The implied assumption for that procedure was that per capita energy use and fuel mix is uniform over a political unit. The consequence of this first-order procedure is that the spatial changes observed over time are solely due to changes in national energy consumption and nation-based fuel mix. Increases in emissions over time are apparent for most areas.},
doi = {10.2172/666249},
url = {https://www.osti.gov/biblio/666249}, journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1997},
month = {3}
}